Top notch: The Judge’s Choice for Best of Competition went to Elite Landscaping of Poughkeepsie, N.Y. This award is presented to a company based on its entire building process, as well as the completed work.
Fine lines: This sleek project by Drakeley Swimming Pool Co. in Bethlehem, Conn., took home gold for Outstanding Achievement in Design and Building, Concrete. The third-generation of pool builders also received a bronze in the Perimeter Overflow (Wet-Edge) Pools category.
Seamless style: The gold for Specialty Pools with a Negative Edge was given to Gibbons Swimming Pools of Islandia, N.Y., for this work that appears to flow seamlessly with the sea.