28 Jul Architectural Inspirations for The Parks of Harvest Hills
Inspired by the Western Canadian prairie homestead, The Parks of Harvest Hills honours the time-tested housing types of Craftsman, Farmhouse, Prairie, and their contemporary interpretations. These varied yet cohesive architectural styles not only reflect the City and the regions historic development, but create picturesque streetscapes and the charming character of a simpler time.
All homes in The Parks of Harvest Hills shall be influenced by, and draw inspiration from these architectural styles and exhibit the key, integral characteristics that have made these styles significant and desirable over many generations.
Inspiration: Columns, low-pitched gable roofs, front porches, decorative false beams or brackets.
Inspiration: Clean simple lines, monotone colour scheme, contrasting window frames, prefinished metal roofing, vertical board and batten.
Inspiration: Horizontal materials, low-pitched hipped roofs, window detailing, woodgrain products, front entries with sidelights and transom.
For a deeper look into the inspiration going into our architectural themes for The Parks of Harvest Hills, please visit us on Houzz!
Curb Appeal with James Hardie
To achieve a high standard of curb appeal associated with The Parks of Harvest Hills, all exterior building finishes shall be consistent around all sides of the home.
One of the many advantages of owning a home in The Parks of Harvest Hills is the non-combustible, hail and insect resistant cladding specified on every home. In partnership with James Hardie, Cedarglen will be bringing a superior siding to the residents of the community.
What is James Hardie?
James Hardie is a fiber cement cladding that has been engineered to withstand harsh conditions in Canada.
Why does that matter to me the home owner?
James Hardie’s formulation follows function – to keep residential buildings looking attractive longer, with less upkeep, no matter what nature brings.
How is this done?
With superior dimensional stability James Hardie siding and trim resists shrinking, swelling, cracking and with its unique formulation resists the effects of water absorption and mold. Tougher than the elements, fiber cement is fire resistant and won’t be eaten by animals or insects. James Hardie has been trusted to perform on over 5.5 million homes across North America.
Coming Fall 2017
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