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Designed to enhance the beauty of any commercial or residential project and meet the widely diversified design needs of architects and specifiers, Bomanite's Patène Artectura System melds creative techniques in coloring, patterning, texturing and finishing methods that allow your imagination to come alive. Because the system is individualized and custom designed for each project, Patène Artectura offers a virtually unlimited range of options to fit any design criteria or budget. This innovative system offers the flexibility and versatility you've only dreamed about; an ideal solution for transforming ordinary hardscapes into inventive and aesthetically appealing spaces with special effects, unique highlights and custom accents.

Bomanite Franchise Partner, Colorado Hardscapes of Denver, CO, incorporated the Patène Artectura System into their award winning Natural Resource Research Campus Building E (NRRC) project completed in February 2005 in Fort Collins, CO. Together with project designer, Mimi Hillen, Colorado Hardscapes created the beautiful mountain waterfall themed design to a 1992 sq. ft. entryway space of this US Forest Service office building. Using their signature quality craftsmanship and expertise, Colorado Hardscapes fulfilled the designer's vision by utilizing innovative products and techniques while crafting the beautiful nature scene.

Along with installing a natural and simulated rock water feature, Colorado Hardscapes fashioned the shallow meandering stream look by using exposed aggregate to create depth and contrasting stream beds to the Aqua Blue Bomanite Con-Color curvatures of the flowing waterscape design. To create the prairie-themed area of the project, Bomanite Olive, Auburn, Pine and Rust Red Chemical Stains were beautifully blended together giving the hardscape a warm and lustrous finish, adding to the overall aesthetic appeal of the entryway. With a unique touch to bring the project theme full circle, Colorado Hardscapes sandblasted animal tracks of 21 different animals throughout the area to capture the essence and complement the nature scheme of the inspired foyer.

Winning the 2005 Bomanite Gold Award for Best Patène Artectura Project, Colorado Hardscapes continues to illustrate their dedication to produce superior architectural concrete work by utilizing their impressive skill and artistry in combination with the Bomanite Systems in pursuit of creative concrete solutions.

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