Meet August — Avi Urban's New Multi-Family Homes at U/D

February 15, 2018 by University District

We spoke with Avi Urban to learn more about the background and future of August, the second phase build and contribution to University District that will be adjacent  to U/D’s own Alt Hotel. From how August’s unique spirit will contribute to our growing community to what trends to look for in 2018 in home decor, Avi Urban shares exciting hints at what’s to come for U/D homeowners.

 

What home decor trends will we be seeing more of in the coming year?




 

Julie Punter and Jennifer Madsen, showhome designers with Avi Urban, share some of the most notable trends for 2018:

 

Mid-century furniture is something to watch for this year, and mid-century inspiration can be seen anywhere from classic gold fixtures to patterns across interior design. It is unique, as it can combine with other styles, but is also great on its own — you can expect to see more of these elements used in our upcoming projects!

 

From a colour perspective, we expect to shift away from the stark white walls that have been a major design focus in recent years. Trends this year include jewel tones such as deep blue, emerald green and purple, and light pastels and blush tones. We’re also seeing lots of details like florals and geometric shapes, both in tile and in wallpaper.

 

What new finishes or colours will Avi Urban be adding to new homes in 2018?

 

We have added more accent tiles in ensuites, laundry rooms, kitchens, and mud-rooms to bring a pop of color and pattern to the space. We always try to keep up on the newest and latest product whether that is new cabinet colours, carpet or flooring, and try to display them in our showhomes. We will be adding pattern carpets and tile into our upcoming showhomes.

 

What is the look and feel of what’s to come at August? What can residents expect to see in the units?

 

Image courtesy of Avi Urban. Concept rendering subject to change.

 

Charron Ungar, CEO of Avi Urban shares what’s in store:

 

We would describe August as contemporary with a strong sense of presence.  

 

We like to think of our approach to design as taking the best elements from many different architectural styles and blending them together to create something new and refreshing.  That unique aspect is the basis of creating a place you are proud to call home.  

 

We have worked hard to create spaces that cater to the way people want to live in vibrant urban communities, such as University District.  

 

August will be comprised of approximately 120 sophisticated urban apartment condominiums spread over five stories situated above a retail podium that will offer a range of shops and cafés. Home styles within August will range from compact studios, functional one bedrooms and spacious two bedroom suites, which will all offer functional, sophisticated interior spaces that offer plenty of storage.

 

Our upcoming show suite will do a great job showcasing what life in August at University District will be like for residents—find it at U/D’s Discovery Centre with the official opening on March 3.

 

What sets August apart within U/D?

 

 

With our hotel partner sharing our urban courtyard and being adjacent to the retail core of the community, August will offer our homebuyers unparalleled access to all of the existing and newly constructed amenities that University District has to offer.  It will be a truly unique urban development.  

We can’t wait to get started!

 

Learn more about Avi Urban’s movement toward building better homes in the video below.

 

 

Avi Urban’s August show suite will open at our Discovery Centre in March 2018 — come by for a visit to see what’s coming in our newest builds, and to catch up on the latest and greatest from University District!

WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO MOST THIS DECEMBER

To get University District updates on where to be and what to see this season (including what’s to come at our Northwestival), make sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter!


Join the Discussion

Comments are moderated before being posted. Your email address is required but will not be published.

Join our email list for more information and our newsletter.
Popular Keywords
Look Inside Life & Lodgings at Cambridge Manor
Entertaining and Engaging Little Ones Come Wintertime
Timely Volunteer Opportunities in NW Calgary
Embrace Calgary’s Seasonal Change with Local Honey!
See All Blog Posts
2018 milestones, active, Activity, Age-friendly community, Aging in place, Alberta, Alberta Children's Hospital, All ages, ALT Hotel, Alt Hotels, amenities, Ana Cummings, Analog Coffee, apartment rental, Argyle, Aria, Artisan Pizza, Artist, August, August by Avi Urban, Avi Urban, Bakeries, baking tips, Balcony, Balcony Decor, beard grooming, Bike routes, BILD, BILD Awards, black tea, Blaze Pizza, Bliss & Co. Cupcakes and Desserts, blockbuster movie night, Bookstores, Bragg Creek, Breakfast, Brenda Stafford Foundation, Brenda Strafford Foundation, Brookfield Residential, Brunch, Bucket List, Budget, Budget conscious, Buiders, Building Industry and Land Development, Calgary, Calgary Activities, Calgary bakeries, Calgary business, calgary charity, Calgary community, Calgary events, Calgary Fitness, Calgary LRT, Calgary Parks, Calgary Real Estate, Calgary restaurants, Calgary staycation, Calgary tourism, Calgary Trails, Calgary Transit, Calgary Women, Calypso's Green Taverna, Cambridge Manor, Canmore, Capella, Cartwright lighting & furniture, centerpieces, chamomile, charity, Cochrane, comfort food, Community, community festival, Community Living, condo life, condominium, condos, connections, contest, cookie baking, cookie recipes, cookies, cooking together, Copper Branch, Creative, Cuisine et Chateau, cup of tea, Curious Hair, Curious Salon, Date Ideas, Date night, Decor, Decor Shops, Decor Tips, Denim & Smith, Dental, dental care, design styles, Discovery Centre, DIY, DIY Skincare, Do-It-Yourself, dog park, Downsize, downsizing, downsizing tips, earl grey, Eco decor, eLearning, environment, Esquire by Truman, Euphoria Cafe, exercise, Explore, Fall, Fall Decor, fall design, family-run wineries, FAQ, Father's Day, fitness, fitness as we age, food, food waste, Fratello Coffee Roasters, Freshii, Functional Fitness, Garden Maintenance, gardening, giving back, Gracorp Properties, Green Calgary, Green tea, Grey Cup, Group Germain Hotels, guide, Guide to Northwest Calgary, gym, hair grooming, Health, Healthy Eating, Healthy Foods, Helen Youn, Higher Ground, Hillhurst Flea Market, hobbies, holiday, holiday activities, Holiday Budget, holiday memories, Holiday movies, holiday parties, holiday season, holiday traditions, holiday wines, Home Automation, Home Maintenance, Home organization, Home Technology, homemade pizza, honey, hosting the holidays, housing, I Can for Kids, IBI Group, Ice Cream, Ice Cream Shops, inclusive, Interior Design, Interior Design for your pets, Interior Design Tips, interior lighting, International Womens Day, Isolation, J.Webb Market Wines, James Robertson, Kananaskis, Kananaskis Nordic Spa, keep kids entertained at home, kids learning, KonMari, Lattes, Level Playing Field, Life at Maple, lighting, local business, local good, love your pet, Lunch, made in Calgary, making pizza, Making Pizza Pie, Maple, Maple by Truman, Marie Kondo, Market Wines, McKinley Burkart, meal plan, meal prep, meals, mens grooming, mental health, mint tea, Mother's Day Brunch, Movies at home, moving, multi-generational, National Ice Cream Month, Nature, new community, New homes, New Resident, New York, Noble, North Calgary, North Hill Mall, North Pond, Northwest Bookstores, Northwest Calgary, Northwest Calgary Brunch, Northwest Commons Park, Northwest neighbour, Northwestival, nutrition tips, NW Calgary, OEB Breakfast Co., Olympic Oval, online learning, oolong tea house, Orangetheory, Orangetheory Fitness, Organization, outdoors, Park n' Play Design, Partners, party hosting tips, Patio Decor, pet care, pet love, Pet Planet, Pets, Photography, pizza dough, pizza toppings, play space, Playcore National Demonstration Site, playground, Press'd, Press'd Sandwich Shop, puppy love, Questions and Answers, rafting, Reading, real estate, recipes, redecorating, rent to own, rentals, restaurant, retailers, Rightsize, Romance, Ronald McDonald House Charities, rooibos, Rosé, Sandwich, Save-On-Foods, Scotiabank, screen time, seasonal maintenance, senior health, Senior living, Seniors, sensory gadgets, shop local, single-level residences, Smaller space living, Smart Home, Smoothie bowl recipe, social media contest, Spark Joy, sparkling wine, Sports, Staycation, Summer Activities, Summer Bucket List, Summer Cocktails, Summer Drinks, summer getaways, Summer Mocktails, sustainability, sustainable design, Sutton Garner, table setting, tablescape, Tailgate Party, Tailgating, Tea, tea infuser, Tea lattes, Tea Pairings, The Gramercy, The IVY, The Space Reclaimers, things to do, tips, tourism calgary, townhome, townhome living, townhouse living, Trails in Northwest Calgary, travel, travel alberta, TREC Dental, Truman, Truman Homes, U/D, UD Life, UDLife, University District, University District Dental, University of Calgary, Urban Balcony, urban dog park, Urban Garden, Urban Patio Decor, Valentines Day, Vegan Cuisine, Vegan Food, vermicomposting, Volunteer, Volunteerism, West Campus Development Trust, Wilco Contractors, Wine, wine experience, Winefest, Winsport Zipline, winter, winter activities, winter festival, Winter Fitness, winter fun, winter memories, winter pet care, winter pet care tips, winter traditions, winter warm up, Winter workout, women grooming, Women Leaders, workouts, Yard, year in review, YYC Cycle, YYC Hot Chocolate Fest

Discover NW Calgary's most interesting places, people and things

Visit Our Channel

Looking for something to do in NW Calgary?

Check Out Our Event Calendar

The University District blog is a resource for Calgarians who want to live, work, play, visit or buy in the northwest. We will provide you with information, stories, news and a closer look at the things that matter so you can live a more inspired, active and connected life in NW Calgary at University District… Life works here.