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Excellence in Hardscape

2024 WMA Excellence in Hardscape Awards Celebration

Join us at the 2024 WMA Excellence in Hardscape Awards Celebration at Luxe Golf Bays in Franklin, WI. This is a great opportunity to celebrate the hard work and craftsmanship of the landscape and masonry industry!

Registration is FREE and includes food, drinks and access to golf bays! 

Event Schedule:

  • 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. - Arrival, Networking, & Golf

  • 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. - Awards Program

  • 7:00 p.m. - Wrap-up

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2024 Award Finalists

Front Yard or Front Entrance Projects    

  • County Road O Residence

  • Goodhart Entrance

  • Hunters Court Residence

               

Outdoor Living or Kitchen Projects         

1c. Best outdoor living/kitchen project under 1,000 sq ft 

  • County Road I Residence

  • Raabe Residence

  • Sauk City Residence

               

1d. Best outdoor living/kitchen project over 1,000 sq ft   

  • 170th Avenue Residence

  • Crane Residence

  • Saadhoff Residence

               

Best Driveway & Paver Projects

  • Dells Executive Retreat

  • Groonwald Project

  • Peaceable Hill Residence

Water Feature Projects

1g. Most creative water feature project 

  • Dells Office View

               

1h. Best pool deck or pool surround project         

  • Main Street Residence

  • Walnut Hill Way

  • Wirth Teglenhoff

               

Best Overall Wall Projects           

  • County Road O Residence

  • Lester Residence

  • Middleton

                               

Best Overall Commercial Landscape Design & Construction        

  • Inshalla County Club

  • Potawatomi Center

  • Will Rose Apartments

Background & Entry Process

Your work deserves a showcase!

Enter the Wisconsin Masonry Alliance, Excellence in Hardscape Awards. Awards are given for projects that showcase innovation, beauty and sustainability in the use of hardscape products in landscaping. Award winning projects will be presented at a celebration event on February 22, 2024. The award winning projects are showcased in a professional presentation. There is no cost to enter. Eligibility and submission details are included below.

Judging

A panel of industry professionals will be asked to select projects that accommodate hardscaping products in their inherent capacity to fulfill their role in establishing the landscape. Their decision will be made on overall excellence of design, creativity, functionality, selection and quality of hardscape materials, installation techniques, craftsmanship and finished appearance.

Participants will be informed by mail of the judges’ decision, and winners will be given adequate notice to receive their awards at an awards presentation sponsored by the WMA.

 

Presentation of Awards

An awards event will be held February 22, 2024. Selected images of the winning entries will be shown during the program. Details on the program will be provided to all participants.

PAST WINNERS
2020 Excellence in Hardscape Project Winners

RESIDENTIAL

Front Yard/Entrance Under 1000 sq ft

Gold: Parade of Homes

~ Belgard – Hardcape Producer

~ Wendland Nursery – Landscape Contractor

~ Wendland Nursery – Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Silver: PewaukeeLake Home

~ Halquist Stone – Hardscape Producer

~ Extreme Exteriors - Landscape Contractor

~ Extreme Exteriors - Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Bronze: Bahrke Residence

~ Belgard – Hardscape Producer

~ Articulate Landscape - Landscape Contractor

~ Kevin Buelow - Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Front Yard/Entrance Over 1000 sq ft

Gold: WaterfordResidence

~ Halquist Stone – Hardscape Producer

~ Extreme Exteriors – Landscape Contractor

~ Extreme Exteriors – Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Silver: Hill Drive Residence

~ County Materials Corporation – Hardscape Producer

~ Magnin Landscape - Landscape Contractor

~Tim Borowitz - Landscape Architect/Designer

Outdoor Living/Kitchen Under 1000 sq ft

Gold: Morgan Residence

~ Halquist Stone – Hardscape Producer

~ MJS Landscaping Services – Landscape Contractor

~ David Fatla – Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Silver: Hintz Residence

~ Halquist Stone – Hardscape Producer

~ MJS Landscaping Services - Landscape Contractor

~ MJS Landscaping Services - Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Bronze: Hanson Residence

~ Belgard – Hardscape Producer

~Wirth Services - Landscape Contractor

~ Josh Wirth - Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Honorable Mention: Cawley

~ Halquist Stone – Hardscape Producer

~MJS Landscaping Services - Landscape Contractor

~ MJS Landscaping Services - Landscape Architect/Designer

Outdoor Living/Kitchen Over 1000 sq ft

Gold: BuzzellResidence

~ Halquist Stone – Hardcape Producer

~ MJS Landscaping Services – Landscape Contractor

~ Charles Meyer – Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Silver: Goehring Residence

~ Belgard – Hardscape Producer

~ Wirth Services - Landscape Contractor

~ Josh Wirth - Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Bronze: Gratz Residence

~ Halquist Stone – Hardscape Producer

~ MJS Landscaping Services - Landscape Contractor

~ MJS Landscaping Services - Landscape

Architect/Designer

 

Honorable Mention: Boettcher Residence

~ Halquist Stone – Hardscape Producer

~ MJS Landscaping Services - Landscape Contractor

~ MJS Landscaping Services - Landscape Architect/Designer

RESIDENTIAL (continued)
Driveway Application

​Gold: Shoreline Drive Residence

~ County Materials Corporation – HardscapeProducer

~ Property Works MML, LLC – Landscape Contractor

~ Property Works MML, LLC – Landscape Architect/Designer

Silver: Nicolet Residence

~ BW Supply – Hardscape Producer

~Donnie Mac’s Landscaping - Landscape Contractor

~ Etta DeLair - Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Paver Application

Gold: Fly Rod Trail Residence

~ County Materials Corporation – HardscapeProducer

~ Progressive Lawn Care & Summit Snow Removal – Landscape Contractor

~ Progressive Lawn Care & Summit Snow Removal – Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Silver: Moreno Residence

~ Madison Block & Stone – Hardscape Producer

~ Carrington Lawn & Landscape - Landscape Contractor

~ Carrington Lawn & Landscape - Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Bronze: Parkway Residence

~ BW Supply – Hardscape Producer

~ Donnie Mac’s Landscaping - Landscape Contractor

~ Etta DeLair - Landscape Architect/Designer

Creative Water Feature

Gold: Keppy Residence

~ Belgard – Hardcape Producer

~ Proscapes, LLC – Landscape Contractor

~ Bob Wambach – Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Silver: Autumn Mist Oasis Residence

~ County Materials Corporation – Hardscape Producer

~ Valley Hardscapes - Landscape Contractor

~ Valley Hardscapes - Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Bronze: Fairway PondlessResidence

~ Madison Block & Stone – Hardscape Producer

~ Proscapes, LLC -Landscape Contractor

~ Proscapes, LLC-Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Pool Deck or Pool Surround

Gold: Irish Road Residence

~ County Materials Corporation – Hardscape Producer

~ ArtScapes & Lawn Care Maintenance – Landscape Contractor

~ ArtScapes & Lawn Care Maintenance – Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Silver: Sussex Residence

~ Halquist Stone – Hardscape Producer

~ Extreme Exteriors - Landscape Contractor

~ Bari Bahr - Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Bronze: Salem Residence

~ Unilock – Hardscape Producer

~ Extreme Exteriors - Landscape Contractor

~ Extreme Exteriors - Landscape Architect/Designer

RESIDENTIAL (continued)
Specialty Wall

Gold: Niho Residence

~ Halquist Stone – Hardscape Producer

~ Precision Landscape Services – Landscape Contractor

~ Lynn Goldstein/Creative Landscape Designs, LLC – Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Silver: Lake Michigan Residence

~ Belgard – Hardscape Producer

~ Arbor Earth & Stone - Landscape Contractor

~ Jason Dolphin - Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Bronze: Porterfield Residence

~ Belgard – Hardscape Producer

~ Marinette Landscape - Landscape Contractor

~ Chris Schmidt - Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Honorable Mention: Torrey PinesWay Residence

~ County Materials Corporation – Hardscape Producer

~ Green Thumb - Landscape Contractor

~ Green Thumb - Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Segmental Retaining Wall

Gold: Stone Creek Residence

~ County Materials Corporation – Hardscape Producer

~ Lizer Landscape – Landscape Contractor

~ Brad Augustian – Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Silver: Racine Residence

~ Unilock – Hardscape Producer

~ Extreme Exteriors - Landscape Contractor

~ Extreme Exteriors - Landscape Architect/Designer

 

COMMERCIAL

Concrete Paver Commercial

Gold: Children’s Museum

~ Madison Block & Stone – Hardscape Producer

~ Proscapes, LLC – Landscape Contractor

~ Bob Wambach – Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Natural Stone Application Commercial

Silver: Smith

~ County Materials Corporation – Hardscape Producer

~ Stumpf Landscaping - Landscape Contractor

~ Patio Restorations - Landscape Architect/Designer

 

Bronze: Trinkl Residence

~ Madison Block & Stone – Hardscape Producer

~ Carrington Lawn & Landscape - Landscape Contractor

~ Carrington Lawn & Landscape - Landscape Architect/Designer

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