Can New Urbanism Be Applied to the Interior of Homes?
We at Mason Homes believe in applying the principles of New Urbanism to our communities, not just because they help preserve the environment, but also because they make life more enjoyable and convenient for our homeowners, who now get to walk more, enjoy nature, and reduce car usage.
But why stop there? Having applied these principles to the communities themselves, wouldn’t it make sense to apply them to the homes’ interiors as well?
Take our Port Hope Golf and Country Club community. Designed for active adults, this is already a green community, featuring Energy Star-qualified homes and located so that amenities are within easy walking distance.
More to the point, it’s also a community whose homes are designed with ease of movement in mind. Consider their optional features that are part of our accessibility options program:
- Wider door openings and hallways
- Right-height raised toilets
- Easy-opening lever handles for doors and faucets
- Lowered light switches and upper cabinets
- Anti-slip bathtub in the ensuite bathroom
- Easy-reach grab bars in bathrooms
- Accessible spaces
Thanks to these features, Port Hope Golf and Country Club homeowners can rest assured life in their homes will be effortless. And all it took was for design to place people first and foremost — much like New Urbanism does.Explore posts in the same categories: Communities, Mason Homes, New Urbanism, Port Hope Golf and Country Club