Outdoor Spaces

Concrete is the ideal material to use to transform outdoor spaces into outdoor rooms surrounded by stunning hardscapes and equipped with all the comforts of home.

ASCC Council Honors Winners of 2017 Decorative Concrete Awards

The Decorative Concrete Council, a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors, recognized the winners of its ninth annual Decorative Concrete Awards competition Jan. 17 at the World of Concrete in Las Vegas.

Glow-in-the-dark Patio: Way Cool for School

Jason Geiser, owner of Deco-Crete Supply in Orrville, Ohio, thought a broad, sloping hill at his three children’s new school needed something to transform it from a virtually unusable space to an inviting outdoor classroom. He and the school officials came up with a project that revolved around Geiser building an amphitheater.

Remember Watergate? Check out their Swimming Pool

About four decades ago, the Watergate Complex in Washington, D.C., was the site of one of the most talked-about political scandals in American history. The hotel is also home to a newly resurfaced decorative concrete pool deck that is reportedly sometimes mistaken for real stone.

Modern Mosaic Artwork Livens San Diego’s Landscape

About 15 years ago while Robin Brailsford was installing public art mosaics at the Ed Pastor Transit Mall in Phoenix, her body screamed there had to be a better way to create vast mosaics in the ground. Her brain listened. “It was back-breaking work,” says the owner of Brailsford Public […]