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The Kartrite Resort and Indoor Waterpark receives another Prominent Award
On the heels of being named a “2019 Dream Design” by Aquatics International, the World Waterpark Association (WWA) awarded The Kartrite their “2019 Leading Edge Award.” Partner/Senior Architect Meg Roback accepted the 2019 Leading Edge Award on behalf of ADCI at WWA's annual conference in October.

The Leading Edge Award recognizes creativity in the development of new themes, facilities, programs, services or operational concepts in the water attractions industry.

ADCI is honored to be the Architect of this award-winning vacation destination and we're proud to have worked with The Kartrite, Aquatic Development Group, Proslide, MP-Squared Structural Engineers and Harwood Engineering Consultants to bring this exciting resort to life.
Soaky Mountain Waterpark in Tennessee Breaks Ground
Construction of Soaky Mountain Waterpark in Sevierville - Wilderness Resorts and Waterparks' next big thing - officially began with a Groundbreaking Ceremony held August 6.

ADCI has teamed with Harwood Engineering Consultants to design the 18 individual buildings encompassed in this massive 50-acre waterpark. The entire Soaky Mountain team of Wilderness Development, Aquatic Development Group, ADCI and a host of construction trades and specialty engineers are focused on meeting the fast-track schedule for a summer 2020 grand opening.

Soaky facts:
• Nearly $90 million project
• Will employee 500 full- and part-time employees
• Expected to draw 400,000 guests annually
• Anticipated to bring 100,000 new visitors to Sevier County annually
• 35,000 SF wave pool capable of generating 6-foot waves
• World's first water coaster
• Winding wave river
• Various slides and a whole lot more
The Kartrite Resort and Indoor Waterpark Receives Major Award
Aquatics International selected The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark as a 2019 Dream Design. ADCI and Aquatic Development Group collaborated to create this new generation of luxury indoor waterpark resort. The vision was brought to life by Suffolk Construction.

This innovative and wildly creative resort boasts 324 exquisitely designed suites within a modern luxury lodge. The Kartrite has re-envisioned the perfect family resort...from its magical waterpark and fun-filled family entertainment center to innovative farm-to-table cuisine; from restorative spa to shopping spree afternoons.
ADCI Designs Dominate USA Today's 10 Best Indoor Waterpark Awards
Readers' Choice voting results are in: 5 of the top 6 are ADCI waterpark team designs.

You don't get this kind of recognition from those who count - the waterpark-loving public - without being the very best at knowing what those guests want.