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Sandscape® flatwork on bridge over creek. Decorative Sawcuts on Flatwork - Colorado Hardscapes a paver alternative

Boulder Civic Area Park

Colorado Hardscapes recently completed work on the re-imagining and construction of the Boulder Civic Area Park, built along Boulder Creek. Meetings with Tom Leader Studio resulted in selections of Sandscape® (our premium version of sand finish) and exposed aggregate finishes. PCL

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Lithocrete walkway at Delo Development

DELO (Downtown East Louisville)

As the owner, RMCS, sought to create a distinctive streetscape in the new development on the east side of Louisville. They engaged the services of the PCS Group to design the landscape and hardscape elements of the project. Both RMCS and

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Arial view of the Decorative Concrete installed by Colorado Hardscapes over at Johnson Habitat Park

Johnson Habitat Park

Johnson Habitat Park is part of a larger vision of restoring the riverfront along the South Platte River. DHM Design created a landscape design which both educated and inspired park-goers to learn about Colorado, nature and the river. Therefore, they included

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Northfield Conservatory Green had planter walls made with sandscape.

Conservatory Green

Once a bustling airport, the Stapleton redevelopment now flourishes with new life; thanks to GC, Mortenson Construction and Landscape Architect, Dig Studio. Redesigned into mixed-use developments, Conservatory Green embraces the suburban location and lifestyle. The design began with visions of Colorado’s

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Sample of slotted concrete with deep grind cuts for water drainage.


Allows water to drain through concrete, usually through deep saw cuts so detained water below the surface percolates into the ground.

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Exposed aggregate flatwork done on exterior pathway at office building.

Exposed Aggregate

By removing the surface paste of the concrete, the smooth character of larger aggregates can be seen. Embedded aggregates vary in color and shape.

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