Larch

Larch Park
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Our new project, Larch Park, is in Edmonton, Alberta. It is a joint venture with Melcor and an outcome of our belief that there is a market for environmentally-intelligent neighbourhoods.

As developers we have a clear vision for Larch Park.

Build Greener Buildings

Because there are different approaches to creating more sustainable homes, Larch Park is ambitious but flexible. Builders can aspire to BuiltGreen, R2000 or LEED Canada for Homes v1.0. Or, they can set a goal of building a highly efficient house with a far higher EnerGuide rating, and forgo third-party verification. The emphasis is on right-sized homes, tailored to fit the owners' lifestyle.

Keep it Compact, Diverse and Connected

Walk-ability is one of the ways Larch Park is designed for our time, as are the green spaces interspersed with diverse building types. Single family homes, townhomes and fresh approaches to multi-family living will make it a vibrant place where a variety of people can thrive.

Pursue Architectural Excellence

Edmonton is a city that appreciates progressive architecture, not only in its public buildings but in its residential buildings as well. Communities like Glenora, Belgravia and Crestwood demonstrate how modern architecture can blend seamlessly into traditional neighbourhoods. Larch Park continues that tradition by encouraging quality, craftsmanship and a diversity of home styles.

Conserve & Create Natural Habitat

We've already realized part of this dream, through the creation of Larch Sanctuary (www.larchsanctuary.ca) and preservation of a 100 year old tree row. The next steps are to create pockets of varied natural habitats within the Park itself: welcome signs for songbirds and the people who enjoy them. The landscaping guidelines emphasizes connections – connections between homes, yards, community green spaces and the Sanctuary.

To realize the vision, we've made a significant investment in the planning of the community, and we are planning to invest more than is usual into its construction. For example, we'll be providing LED street-lighting, bioswales, a construction waste recovery program, planted boulevard islands, a community garden and fruit tree grove.
To truly succeed, we need partners who share the vision — people who want to be part of a community designed and built for the 21st century. If what you see here inspires you, learn more at www.larchpark.ca

You can also follow the developments of Larch Park at our YouTube channel : http://www.youtube.com/user/LarchParkVideos

In the News

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Joint Venture Partner

Melcor Developments Ltd.

Planning and Engineering

IBI Group

Sustainability Planning

Muraneq Projects

Environmental Management Plan

Bruce Thompson & Associates, Edmonton