Landscape Products

Beautify Your Space

The CityScape Pentagon 80 MM Pavers offer a way to beautify a surface area with the look of natural stone without the high cost of materials and installation. Pavers can be a subtle design component or a high impact component, depending on the color and texture selected and the pattern installed, which makes them highly versatile and customizable for specific tastes or applications. The paver is ideal for pedestrian pavement applications. It is made of durable concrete with iron oxide pigments that won’t fade with extended UV exposure. The product meets or exceeds applicable requirements of ASTM C1782. The paver’s surfaces and classical chamfers define each stone, creating textur

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The Missing Link

Link marks a new opportunity for designers to achieve the scalability, elegance and creative freedom of custom, one-off site furnishings with the added value and simplicity of off-the-shelf solutions. Its uniquely adaptable design and modular components easily accommodate the design and nuances of any given site, both physically and aesthetically. Its dramatic, modern aesthetics and virtually limitless configurations allow it to adapt to a diverse range of landscape and application.Key options include the inline or piano key orientation of the wood slats on the seats and backs, which allow for straight, mitered, arced or even serpentine arrangements. Two different radii for the arced piano k

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Walk-On Pavers

Anti-slip, weather resistant and capable of withstanding heavy loads without compromising aesthetics, Hanover Porcelain Pavers are quick and easy to install. They are resistant to acid, chemicals, mold and salt. With five distinct collections the choose from—Mountain, Woodland, Mediterranean, Island and Urban—they are ideal for both on and above ground installations.

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New Life for Used Plastic

Nardi, a company specializing in outdoor furniture, has always recycled its production waste; this practice led to the idea of recovering used plastic, “regenerating” it in a new life cycle based on the principles of the circular economy.The result is the Komodo EcoWall, designed by Raffaello Galiotto. This repositionable modular partition, made of “regenerated” resin, has been designed to separate outdoor spaces. The individual modules can be configured vertically and horizontally as required to create different layouts, enhance the aesthetic look of outdoor spaces and provide privacy. The structure has a recurrent elegant lattice pattern reminiscent of tree branches

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Nature Making a Comeback in Chicago's Concrete Jungle

A challenging urban infill benefits from broad expertise and material certainty in geofoam. Laura Solano, landscape architect and principal at Michael Van Valkenburgh Assocs. (mvva), Cambridge, Mass., has a reputation for solving landscape challenges in complex urban contexts through innovative approaches to stormwater management, incorporating sustainable soils and native plants, and the resourceful use of landscape materials.Solano has high praise for an often-unsung hero in her tool kit—molded polystyrene geofoam, used as a lightweight fill beneath landscapes. Molded polystyrene is a cellular plastic material used to produce incredibly strong geofoam blocks, which are easi

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All Natural

From Stone Forest is a set of unique benches: The Puzzle Bench features a modular set of alternating concave and convex cubes, carved from solid blocks of Antique Grey limestone. The Quad Bench is a parallelogram-shaped, part utilitarian, part modernist sculpture, available in Gregio Sandstone or Antique Grey Limestone. The Natural Boulder Fire Vessel offers rich patinas formed over millions of years that create a dramatic contrast with the saw cut and polished top surface. For use with a customized gas kit and tempered glass, available with a match-lit or electronic gas kit and light blue or black glass. 

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Award Winning Streetscapes

Three Keystone Hardscapes projects recently earned 2019 Hardscapes North America (HNA) award recognition. The annual awards are given by the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute. Pictured is Confluence Park in San Antonio, designed by Cribley Enterprises, which won in the commercial paver category greater than 15,000 sq. ft. Keystone’s Holland, and CityScape Pentagon pavers, in a custom Caststone, were used on the project. The company also won honors for its products in Confluence Park in Denver, as well as Travis at the Lake, apartments in Austin, Texas.

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Scalable Comfort

The Nova C Recliner is a lounge variant of the Nova C Back, made in an ergonomic, body-conscious design that fits a reclined seating position. The configurable winding Nova C Back allows grand seating in scale with grand indoor spaces. The bench shapes a seamless seating line for natural flow control, while the body-conscious contours ensure comfort. 

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Snowmass Village, Pitkin County, Colo.

Step Lighting Illuminates Snowmass

Snowmass Village, a ski town located in the Rocky Mountains near Aspen, Colo., wanted to redevelop its town center with new buildings for a hotel, condos, town hall and an outdoor ice rink. The challenge? Built around a 35,000-sq.-ft. plaza, the town needed a way to illuminate the space while still preserving the night skies.Construction on the hotel ran over budget and, calling on Innovative Lighting Consultants (ILC), the Denver-based lighting design firm found a ready answer in Amerlux’s Passo led step light.“There are beautiful night skies in the mountains and the town officials and developers wanted to minimize light pollution,” said Mike Kershner, founder of ILC&

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Lighting Precision

The unique pivot design of the Zur Outdoor collection of sconces, bollards and path lights allows for precise aiming of lighting for wayfinding, and architectural and landscape accent illumination. Multiple color temperatures, heights and beam spreads are available. Judge’s Comment: “Interesting concept with a wide range of potential uses.”

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