2012 Award of Merit
Landscape/Hardscape/Urban Development Category
Centennial Civic Center Park
Centennial Civic Center Park is a new community park situated on approximately 11 acres of land adjacent to the city of Centennial's municipal building. The family-friendly park includes amenities such as a large green amphitheater with stone seat walls and unique play areas with the latest innovations in playground design.
Other features include three simulated-stone climbing walls; a large picnic shelter building with a fireplace; a coffee house; and a restroom building with colorful translucent panels and corrugated steel siding. The park is also peppered with information about the state in the form of educational boulders that include sandblasted text and graphics about Colorado history.
Owner: City of Centennial, Centennial, Colo.
Landscape Architect: Design Concepts, Lafayette, Colo.
Architect: SLATERPAULL Architects Inc., Denver
General Contractor: Turner Construction Co., Denver
Civil Engineer: Merrick & Co., Aurora, Colo.
Structural Engineer: JVA Inc., Boulder, Colo.
Mechanical/Electrical Engineer: The RMH Group, Lakewood, Colo.
Entry submitted by Turner Construction