Design-Build Landscape Architecture

2016 Award-Winning Projects

Southview Design is a landscaping contractor with a hard-earned reputation for excellence in landscape design, construction, and service. In 2016, our designers and crews collaborated with homeowners across the Twin Cities to win seven awards for excellence in landscape design.

Wayzata lake side landscape

Multi-level patio with a swimming pool, fire pots, and outdoor kitchen.

Lakeside Jewel

This incredible project showcases both the design and engineering capacity of Southview Design. Between the luxurious living spaces on the upper patio, and the Herculean feat of constructing the gigantic boulder retaining walls, it's no surprise that this suburban estate is a two time award-winner, earning a 2016 CotY (Landscape $60k and Over category) from the MN chapter of NARI, as well as a 2016 National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Grand Award.

red brick paver patio backyard hardscape

St. Paul yard with a Cajun soul

French Quarter Courtyard

Mr. and Mrs. Homeowner's favorite vacation spot is New Orleans. This front and backyard project is designed to capture the spirit of their favorite city. With reused Bluestone pavers in the front, and a beautiful red brick backyard patio, this colorful backyard is a winner of the 2016 CotY Award (Landscape $60k and Over category) from the MN chapter of NARI, as well as a 2016 NALP Grand award and a 2017 MNLA Excellence in Landscape Design award.

updated minnetonka front yard and entry way

Above and beyond curb appeal

Mid-Century Makeover

With an eye toward creating spaces for family gatherings and entertaining, Southview created a landscape design for an entire renovation – from front entry, to side yard steps and deck, to backyard patios. The project is a winner of a 2015 NALP Merit Award and a 2016 MNLA Landscape Design Award.

Prior lake backyard lakeside swimming pool landscape design

Five years in the making

Private Lakeside Paradise

Five years after the first meeting with the homeowner, realtor, and Southview Design, this Prior Lake estate is finally complete. Sited on a wooded point with incredible views, this lakeside paradise has it all: privacy, a swimming pool, and enough space for the kids to run around. This breathtaking landscape is an 2016 NALP Grand Award-winning project.

The designer on this project created a casual, comfortable, and unbelievably fun outdoor living space for this Hastings MN family.

The designer on this project created a casual, comfortable, and unbelievably fun outdoor living space for this Hastings MN family.

Vermillion Vista

An infinity-edge (aka vanishing edge) pool, a hot tub, an outdoor kitchen, a wet bar area under the deck, a cabana with fireplace and drop-down screens, a fire pit (gas) patio, a drop-down movie screen, and an audio system that covers the back yard - all add up to resort-like fun in the sun! This easy-going backyard is a 2016 NALP Grand Award-winning project.


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