Awards and Recognition

Notable Achievements in Design & Build

Creative Environments is known for its award winning landscapes. Our professional landscape designers continue to win local and national awards from industry peers and have received the honor of #1 Professional Landscapers, as voted by the residents of the metro area.

Arizona Landscape Contractors Association Awards | 2023

Awards of Excellence for Model Home Installation:

  1. The Atalon Collection at Adero Canyon
  2. The Highland Oasis
  3. Sterling Grove -- Hastings, Ballantyne, St. Helena

Judges Award for Residential Installation

  1. Rosewood Highlands
  2. Rosewood Canyon
  3. Sterling Grove Front Yards

Awards of Distinction for Residential Installation

  1. Stone Crest
  2. The Desert Sanctuary
  3. The Reserve at Storyrock
  4. Paradigm
  5. Waterston North
  6. Prelude at Oro Ridge
  7. The Preserve at San Tan Community Area
  8. Sterling Grove Marketing Trail
  9. Signature at the Phoenician

ICONIC Awards 2023

Bridle Ranch - The Ambrosia: Gold Award for Backyard Space more than 20000 SQFT

Caleda - The Triana: Silver Award for Pool

Adero Canyon - The Meyer: Gold Award for Water Feature

Custom pool design with waterfall and fire pit.
Custom yard design with stone pond connecting front and backyards.

Golden Nugget Nationals | 2023

Home of the Year: Bronco - Cavallo

Best Single Family Detached Home, 2000 to 2500 sqft: Toll Brothers Adero Canyon - Meyers Model

Best Single Family Detached Home, 3000 to 3500 sqft: Paradigm

Best Single Family Detached Home, over 4000 sqft: Bronco

Best Indoor/Outdoor Lifestyle for a Home: Hastings

Awards of Merit for Best Single Family Detached Home, 3000 to 3500 sqft: Hastings

Awards of Merit for Best Single Family Detached Home, 3500 to 4000 sqft: Ballantyne

Awards of Merit for Master Planned Community of the Year: Sterling Grove

The National Association of Home Builders “The Nationals” Gold & Silver Awards | 2023

Silver Awards:

"Best Landscape of a Model" - Azure Residence 1 - Builder: Shea Homes. Design: Creative Environments.

"Best Landscape of a Community" - Sterling Grove - Builder: Toll Brothers. Design: Creative Environments.

Custom landscape design with an isolated dining area with firepit and steps.

MAME Awards | 2023

Sterling Grove, The St. Helena – Best Outdoor Living Space 600k - 1M

Paradigm – Best Outdoor Living Space 600k - 1M Finalist

Rosewood Highlands at Storyrock Residence 7 – Home of the Year Finalist

Paradigm Plus Model - Home of the Year

Bronco – Best Outdoor Living Space Over 1M Finalist

Sterling Grove, Hastings – Best Outdoor Living Space Over 1M Finalist

Rosewood Highlands at Storyrock – Best Outdoor Living Space Over 1M Finalist

Rosewood Highlands at Storyrock Residence 6 - Home of the Year Finalist

Creative Environments design and landscape Caleda Model showing custom backyard with metal pergola and seating

The National Association of Home Builders “The Nationals” Gold & Silver Awards | 2022

Gold Award:

"Best Landscape of a Model" - Bridle Ranch, The Ambrosia - Builder: Toll Brothers. Design: Creative Environments.

Silver Awards:

"Best Landscape of a Model" - Caleda, The Triana - Builder: Toll Brothers. Design: Creative Environments.

"Best Landscape of a Community" - Azure, Paradise Valley - Builder: Shea Homes. Design: Creative Environments.

Golden Nugget Nationals | 2022

Masterplan Community of the Year – Sterling Grove

Best Landscape Architecture for a Community – Sterling Grove

Best Single Family Detached Home – Over 4500 sqft. – Flora at Morrison Ranch, Haralson Cottage

Best Home-Work Space - Flora at Morrison Ranch, Haralson Cottage

Best Indoor/Outdoor Lifestyle for a Home - Bridle Ranch, Ambrosia II PHX

Custom yard design with open kitchenette and pool with water feature.
Creative Environments design and landscape Caleda Model showing custom backyard with large swimming pool with circular steps

Golden Nugget Nationals | 2022 - Awards of Merit

Best Community Amenity – Sterling Grove

Best Single Family Detached Home – 2500 to 2999 sqft. – Caleda by Toll Brothers, Flora Desert Prairie

Best Single Family Detached Home – 3000 to 3499 sqft. - Caleda by Toll Brothers - Trianna Farmhouse, Flora at Morrison Ranch - The Arianne, Prelude at Storyrock - Plan 7523

Best Indoor/Outdoor Lifestyle for a Home – Flora at Morrison Ranch, The Ariane PHX

 

Arizona Landscape Contractors Association Awards | 2022

Sterling Grove Golf & Country Club - Award of Excellence Commercial Installation over $1M

Sterling Grove Model Park - Award of Excellence Commercial Installation 500k-$1M

The Villa - Award of Excellence Residential Redesign over +200k

Hert Residence - Award of Excellence Residential Installation 500k-750k

MAME Awards | 2022

Caleda Model Home – Best Outdoor Living Space 600k - 1M

Preserves at San Tan – Best Outdoor Living Space Under 600K

Sterling Grove Community – Best Community Amenity Feature

Bridle Ranch Model Home – Best Outdoor Living Space Over 1M

 

Creative Environments custom backyard build showing large firepit in the center of the swimming pool.

Arizona Landscape Contractors Association Awards | 2021

Excellence in Landscaping Awards, 1st Place Winners:

Shea Azure Model Home – Model Home Installation Over 100k

Sereno Canyon Model Home – Model Home Installation Over 100K

The Adero Scottsdale Hotel – Commercial Installation 1 – 3M

The Meadows by Toll Brothers Model Home – Model Home Installation Over 100K

Whitewing at Whisper Ranch Model Homes – Model Home Installation Over 100K

Whitewing at Whisper Ranch Amenity Area – Commercial Installation 1 – 3M

The National Association of Home Builders “The Nationals” Gold & Silver Awards | 2021

Gold Award:

"Best Landscape of a Model" - Sterling Grove, Hastings Model - Builder: Toll Brothers. Design: Creative Environments.

Silver Awards:

"Best Landscape of a Model" - Verde River, The Madison - Builder: Toll Brothers. Design: Creative Environments.

"Master Planned Community of the Year" - Sterling Grove - Builder: Toll Brothers. Design: Creative Environments.

Creative Environments commercial design and landscape at Sterling Grove Hastings Model showing a custom front patio area with firepit and seating
Custom yard design with pavers surrounding a garden bed to the pool.

The National Association of Home Builders “The Nationals” Gold Award | 2019

“Best Landscape Design” Toll Brothers at White Wing, Pradera Model.

Builder: Toll Brothers. Design: Creative Environments.

 

The National Association of Home Builders “The Nationals” Gold Award | 2019

“Best Outdoor Living Space” Toll Brothers at Verde River - The Rio Verde.

Builder: Toll Brothers, Inc. Architect: BSB Design. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: CDC Design.

Golden Nugget Grand Award Winner | 2019

“Residential Detached Collection of the year” Azure Paradise Valley by Shea Homes

Builder: Shea Homes Design: Creative Environments

Golden Nugget Award of Merit Winner | 2018

“Best Indoor/Outdoor Lifestyle for a Home” Toll Brothers at Verde River- The Rio Verde.

Builder: Toll Brothers, Inc. Architect: BSB Design. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: CDC Design.

“Best Indoor/Outdoor Lifestyle for a Home” Toll Brothers at Whitewing - The Cholla.

Builder: Toll Brothers, Inc. Architect: BSB Design. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: Est Est, Inc

“Best Single Family Detached Home- 3,500 to 4,500 sq. ft” Toll Brothers at Verde River - The Rio Verde. Builder: Toll Brothers, Inc. Architect: BSB Design. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: CDC Design.

 

MAME Award Winner | 2018

“Best Outdoor Merchandising for Homes $700,000 and Over” Toll Brothers at Whitewing - The Cholla.

 

MAME Award Finalist | 2018

“Best Outdoor Merchandising for Homes $700,000 and Over” Toll Brothers at Adero Canyon - The Sullivan.

 

The National Association of Home Builders “The Nationals” Silver Award | 2018

“Best Outdoor Living Space” Toll Brothers at Adero Canyon.

Builder: Toll Brothers. Design: Creative Environments.

 

Golden Nugget Grand Award Winner | 2017

“Home of the Year” Toll Brothers at Adero Canyon - The Sullivan.

Builder: Toll Brothers. Architect: RFT Design. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: Est Est, Inc.

“Best Single Family Detached Home- 3,000 to 3,499 sq. ft” Toll Brothers at Adero Canyon - The Parker. Builder: Toll Brothers. Architect: Robert Tyler. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: Est Est, Inc.

“Best Single Family Detached Home- 4,000 to 5,000 sq. ft” Toll Brothers at Adero Canyon - The Sullivan. Builder: Toll Brothers. Architect: RFT Design. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: Est Est, Inc

Golden Nugget Award of Merit Winner | 2017

“Best Multi-Family Housing Community- under 18 du/acre” Toll Brothers at Firerock - The Overlook. Builder: Toll Brothers. Architect: BSB Design. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: Est Est, Inc.

“Best Single Family Detached Home- Over 5,000 sq. ft” Toll Brothers – Turquesa.

Builder: Toll Brothers. Architect: Robert Tyler. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: Est Est, Inc.

“Residential Housing Project of the Year- Detached Product” Toll Brothers at Adero Canyon.

Builder: Toll Brothers. Architect: Robert Tyler. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: Est Est, Inc.

 

MAME Award Winner | 2017

“Best Outdoor Merchandising for Homes $450,000 and Over” Toll Brothers at Turquesa - The Vacaro.

 

MAME Award Finalist | 2017

“Best Outdoor Merchandising for Homes $450,000 and Over” Rosewood Homes at Sierra Highlands- Residence Three.

 

The National Association of Home Builders “The Nationals” Silver Award | 2017

“Best Outdoor Living Space” Toll Brothers at Talon Ranch.

Builder: Toll Brothers. Design: Creative Environments.

 

The National Association of Home Builders “The Nationals” Gold Award | 2015

“Best Outdoor Living Space” Toll Brothers at Saguaro Estates.

Builder: Toll Brothers. Design: Creative Environments

 

The National Association of Home Builders “The Nationals” Silver Award | 2015

“Best Landscape Design” Toll Brothers at Saguaro Estates.

Builder: Toll Brothers. Design: Creative Environments

Golden Nugget Award of Merit Winner | 2018

“Best Indoor/Outdoor Lifestyle for a Home” Toll Brothers at Verde River- The Rio Verde.

Builder: Toll Brothers, Inc. Architect: BSB Design. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: CDC Design.

“Best Indoor/Outdoor Lifestyle for a Home” Toll Brothers at Whitewing - The Cholla.

Builder: Toll Brothers, Inc. Architect: BSB Design. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: Est Est, Inc

“Best Single Family Detached Home- 3,500 to 4,500 sq. ft” Toll Brothers at Verde River - The Rio Verde. Builder: Toll Brothers, Inc. Architect: BSB Design. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: CDC Design.

 

MAME Award Winner | 2018

“Best Outdoor Merchandising for Homes $700,000 and Over” Toll Brothers at Whitewing - The Cholla.

 

MAME Award Finalist | 2018

“Best Outdoor Merchandising for Homes $700,000 and Over” Toll Brothers at Adero Canyon - The Sullivan.

 

The National Association of Home Builders “The Nationals” Silver Award | 2018

“Best Outdoor Living Space” Toll Brothers at Adero Canyon.

Builder: Toll Brothers. Design: Creative Environments.

 

Golden Nugget Grand Award Winner | 2017

“Home of the Year” Toll Brothers at Adero Canyon - The Sullivan.

Builder: Toll Brothers. Architect: RFT Design. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: Est Est, Inc.

“Best Single Family Detached Home- 3,000 to 3,499 sq. ft” Toll Brothers at Adero Canyon - The Parker. Builder: Toll Brothers. Architect: Robert Tyler. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: Est Est, Inc.

“Best Single Family Detached Home- 4,000 to 5,000 sq. ft” Toll Brothers at Adero Canyon - The Sullivan. Builder: Toll Brothers. Architect: RFT Design. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: Est Est, Inc

 

Golden Nugget Award of Merit Winner | 2017

“Best Multi-Family Housing Community- under 18 du/acre” Toll Brothers at Firerock - The Overlook. Builder: Toll Brothers. Architect: BSB Design. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: Est Est, Inc.

“Best Single Family Detached Home- Over 5,000 sq. ft” Toll Brothers – Turquesa.

Builder: Toll Brothers. Architect: Robert Tyler. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: Est Est, Inc.

“Residential Housing Project of the Year- Detached Product” Toll Brothers at Adero Canyon.

Builder: Toll Brothers. Architect: Robert Tyler. Planner: Creative Environments. Interior Design: Est Est, Inc.

 

MAME Award Winner | 2017

“Best Outdoor Merchandising for Homes $450,000 and Over” Toll Brothers at Turquesa - The Vacaro.

 

MAME Award Finalist | 2017

“Best Outdoor Merchandising for Homes $450,000 and Over” Rosewood Homes at Sierra Highlands- Residence Three.

 

The National Association of Home Builders “The Nationals” Silver Award | 2017

“Best Outdoor Living Space” Toll Brothers at Talon Ranch.

Builder: Toll Brothers. Design: Creative Environments.

 

The National Association of Home Builders “The Nationals” Gold Award | 2015

“Best Outdoor Living Space” Toll Brothers at Saguaro Estates.

Builder: Toll Brothers. Design: Creative Environments

 

The National Association of Home Builders “The Nationals” Silver Award | 2015

“Best Landscape Design” Toll Brothers at Saguaro Estates.

Builder: Toll Brothers. Design: Creative Environments

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