pd-ruppel1-350The Saratoga Hills project was challenging and completely transformed a hillside. At at the same time this beautiful project won top honors at the 2012 World of Concrete for Best Overall Decorative Concrete Project. The project has an arched meandering staircase with a handsome bullnose cantilever on each riser. There are 3 distinguishing colors and textures for this project that provided stunning results. Also stunning is the lighting and its arrangement. TRC placed a large Lumi Lumi ball in the Grand Oak that sits like the Old Master above his expanse of Pool, Fountain and Fire Pit. The colors that were introduced in the copings, pool deck, upper patio and walls as well as the Pinapple/Tangerine glass in the fire pit combined with the Almaden City view are nothing short of breathtaking. See San Jose Mercury article and January 2012 Concrete Decor - Silicon Valley Sculpted Hillside for more on the project.