The Decorative Concrete Council, a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) of St. Louis, MO, has announced its first awards program for decorative concrete projects. The competition is open to ASCC members and non-members.
Entries are invited in the following categories: overlays — spray textures and stamped, cast-in-place — stamped and special finishes, stained, stenciled, polished, countertops, vertical applications and concrete artistry. Except for countertops, two awards will be given to each category, for projects 1,500 square feet and less, and projects over 1,500 square feet.
Projects will be judged on design, economy, and craftsmanship, degree of difficulty, site compatibility, project challenges, ecological and environmental factors, and problem solving.
The deadline for submittal is August 31, and the awards will be presented at that ASCC event in 2009.
For more information, or to receive a call for entries brochure, go to www.ascconline.org, or call: 1-866-788-2722.
The ASCC is a non-profit organization dedicated is enhancing the capabilities of those who built with concrete, and to providing them with a unified voice in the construction industry. Members include concrete contracting firms, manufacturers, suppliers, and others interested in the concrete industry, such as architects, specifiers and distributors. There are approximately 600 member companies in the United States and five foreign countries. For more information on the ASCC, go to www.ascconline.org, or call 314-962-0210.