ASCENT & CASCADE LODGES

Canmore, AB.

2022

Located on Bow Valley Trail in Canmore, Ascent (Phase 1)  & Cascade (Phase 2) Canmore is a condominiumized visitor accommodation development featuring a contemporary take on traditional mountain materials as well as architectural massing and form. The development is ‘street oriented’ along Bow Valley Trail to facilitate a strong street presence and support the municipal’s vision of creating a welcoming and inviting gateway for visitors to the community. Reinforcing the Town’s characteristic Rocky Mountain architectural style, the building features steep pitched roofs, exposed heavy timber elements and natural cladding materials such as stone and wood. A simple colour palette that focuses on varying textures is proposed to provide visual interest yet blend in seamlessly with the existing landscape.
The 104-unit development is a place of retreat for both short term visitors and overnight guests, offering extensive amenities including a year-round outdoor pool, communal fire pits, and ample space for outdoor mountain gear storage. The design of Ascent Canmore takes full advantage of panoramic Rocky Mountain views to the south and north and views down the Bow Valley to the west with views from the pool, hot tub, and outdoor fire amenity areas south west to the dramatic Rundle Mountain chain. The site is ideally located just steps from the Legacy Trail connecting Canmore to the Town of Banff in Banff National Park
Role: Prime Consultant
Client:
Highpoint Developments

Location: Canmore, AB.
Area: ± 89,340 ft²
Year: Estimated 2022