2020 National CotY Award Winner, Commercial Specialty
The clients replaced their building with a much larger conference facility. To tame the steep lakeshore terrain around the facility, they desired artistic beauty and an intuitive organic flow so visitors could engage with nature while outside and find their way around without obtrusive signage or steep stairs. To meet the deadline, much of the hardscaping took place while the building construction was underway. The challenge was working around the other contractors, equipment and supplies to create new pathways, stairs, retaining walls, gardens, a large lower-level patio, and an inviting terraced stair walkout to the lake.