Scott Cohen held 2 seminars at the International Pool Spa Patio Expo at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center In Las Vegas, NV

Tues. Nov. 12, 2013 ~ 3:30 PM: Outdoor Fireplace and Fire Feature Design Build/ Fire & Water

Wed. Nov. 13, 2013 ~ 8:00 AM: The Candid Contractor; Lessons Learned from the Construction Defect Expert Witness Files of Scott Cohen

We won an Award of Excellence from The Association of Pool and Spa Professionals for the Better Than Bacarra project



Don’t miss Scott Cohen and the Green Scene on new episodes of Cool Pools, (HCPL1-102H, HCPL1-103H, and HCPL1-201H) an exciting documentary featuring amazing swimming pools from across the country.

Masters of Design winner, swimming pool contractor, and construction defect expert witness Scott Cohen says, “It was a pleasure to work on this show with the folks at HGTV, and I’m honored that they are featuring 4 of our projects on the series.”


Read all about Petscaping in this interview with Scott Cohen and Carolyn Doherty in All Animals, the Humane Society magazine


Check out Scott Cohen’s advice to contractors and designers about working with couples on high end projects, from Lawn and Landscape’s April issue:

The Marriage Counselor


Thursday, March 14, 2013 ~ 10:00AM – 11:45AM

Scott Cohen will teach “Designing and Building Outdoor Fireplaces and Fire Features” at the 2013 Concrete Decor Show in Charlotte, NC. For more information, go to ConcreteDecorShow.com

The Spring 2013 issue of Concrete Network Magazine features the article Fire Pit Safety Tips for Hotels, Restaurants and Bars By Scott Cohen (below, featured online in January)

Luxury Pools featured our Tropical Retreat project in their Spring 2013 issue in an article called Liquid Luxury. Click here for more photos and information about this project.


Scott Cohen won 4 Aquatech Society Awards of Distinction on January 15 for these projects:

Fire Pit Safety Tips for Hotels, Restaurants and Bars
By Scott Cohen

Outdoor fire pits in public places can potentially cause serious accidents. Proper planning, design and construction can greatly reduce the danger and help you avoid liability exposure.

For years, fire pits, fire bowls and fire conversation pits have been popular additions to residential backyards. Now they are growing in popularity at hotels, restaurants and bars as a way to create romantic ambiance, provide warmth and light, and encourage conversation and relaxation. Restaurant owners have learned that patrons don’t mind waiting longer for a table while sitting around a fire. And bar and club owners know that the warm glow of an outdoor fire pit prolongs the cocktail hour, which translates into greater profits.

Read the article

Watershapes Magazine published a series of articles by Scott Cohen called Lessons Learned, in which Scott candidly shares his knowledge from more than 20 years of experience as a licensed landscape, swimming pool, and general contractor. This was the basis for Scott’s book, The Candid Contractor.

Read the WaterShapes articles here: http://watershapes.com/features/lessons-learned/feed/rss.html

Read more about Candid Contractor here: http://candidcontractor.com/

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