Annual Awards for Outstanding Hardscape Projects Now Accepting Entries

Winners to be Recognized in a Virtual HNA Awards Presentation this October

Entries for the 2020 HNA Awards are now being accepted. The annual awards program honors outstanding residential and commercial hardscaping designs for walkways, patios, pool decks, outdoor living kitchens and living spaces, and driveways as well as commercial plazas and streets. The online application is available at

Award winners will be recognized during a virtual HNA Awards Recognition Presentation on October 22 and will be featured in Interlock Design magazine, the HNA website and several other industry publications.

“We’ve been pleased to recognize many impressive projects through the years,” said Marshall Brown, Board Chair of the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute. “The number of competitors grows each year from across the United States and Canada, and we’re always excited to recognize the exceptional workmanship, creativity and collaboration between designers, manufacturers and installers.”

Eligible projects include residential and commercial projects in the following categories:

  • Clay Brick
  • Clay Brick - Permeable
  • Concrete Paver
  • Concrete Paver - Permeable
  • Segmental Retaining Walls
  • Combination of Hardscape Products
  • Porcelain Paver
  • Natural Stone
  • Outdoor Living Features
  • Vintage Installation

All entries, except the Vintage Installation category, must have been completed between November 1, 2016 and June 30, 2020. Projects are juried by industry experts for their excellence in design, quality, compatibility and construction.  The entry deadline is September 4.

The HNA Awards are produced by the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) and endorsed by the National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) and Brick Industry Association (BIA).

For information or to enter a project:


Photos of award-winning projects from 2019 are available at:  


About Hardscape North America

Hardscape North America (HNA) is THE hardscape show for contractors and dealers/distributors. Its focus is to bring top-notch education including certification courses, products and technology to contractors and installers who build segmental pavements and retaining walls and also to provide networking opportunities. HNA features indoor and outdoor exhibits displaying state-of-the-art tools and products and trade show floor demonstrations and offers the latest technology for contractors. Hardscape North America is produced by the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute and endorsed by the Brick Industry Association and National Concrete Masonry Association. Hardscape North America has been postponed until October 20-22, 2021. At that time, the awards program will return to its live presentation format. To learn more about HNA, visit or call (888) 580-9960.


About Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute

ICPI is the trade association representing the growing industry of segmental concrete pavement systems in the United States and Canada. The association's membership includes producers, contractors, suppliers, design professionals and distributors. ICPI is the authority for concrete pavers, which are universally recognized as the best value for pavement systems. The association delivers education and technical guidance leading to awareness, acceptance and use of segmental concrete pavement systems in the United States and Canada. For more information, visit