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Meridian Water Feature in Lone Tree, CO featuring a fiberglass reinforced rock water feature.

Meridian Water Feature

Now, drivers going east on Lincoln, over I-25, have an unforgettable view of the new Meridian sign. This new Meridian water feature incorporates 25 feet of waterfall and artisan rockwork. Unlike many other features, we designed it to run all year

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Stingray Exhibit at Denver Zoo

We had the pleasure of working on the new Stingray Exhibit at Denver Zoo in collaboration with the nation’s leading stingray expert, Living Exhibits. Our contribution to the 15,000-gallon saltwater pool included: Dirtwork Piping Pool shotcrete GFRC Rockwork/waterfall with staining Coping

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Denver Premium Outlets

This 94­-acre project features not only 70+ stores but more impressively, 7 of Colorado Hardscapes’ products. If you’re not a shopper, a visit to DPO is still worth the trip just to check out the play area.

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GFRC rocks creating a short waterfall from pool to pool

Ouray Hot Springs

Ouray Hot Springs decided to remodel their legendary hot springs. They brought on DHM Design to help them with their vision. One element they wanted to tie in was the culture of rock climbing in the area. DHM worked with Colorado

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Park with rockwork and stream bed next to playground.

Mehaffey Park

ECI originally came to Colorado Hardscapes for this project seeking value engineering ideas for a 12-14 foot tall stacked stone wall. Additionally, the City wanted a rock wall to encompass their new playground while keeping natural to the Colorado landscape. Hence,

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Shotcrete rockwork on zoo rocks in elephant exibit.

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo unveiled the newest addition to their remarkable zoo, the Encounter Africa Exhibit. This exhibit would be home to lions, their new black rhino, elephants, and meerkats. The zoo itself has a remarkable view of the city. Therefore,

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Northern Shores at Denver Zoo shotcrete rock stream bed, sandbox, and boulders to climb on.

Northern Shores

At Denver Zoo, the Northern Shores Café playspace is perfect for little “monkeys” to get their wiggles out. There, we installed some climbing boulders, a streambed, and a sandbox. We placed most of these features using our shotcrete method, although we

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Architectural water feature at SouthGlenn outlets.


The owners and architects of the Streets at SouthGlenn wanted to replicate the ambiance of old-world fountains in ancient cities. Working closely with Colorado Hardscapes, the architects designed extremely large concrete fountain bowls. To prevent damage from freeze-thaw, chemicals and coins, therefore,

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