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Quail Hollow presentationAccepted Architectural Styles 1.Classical Revival 2.French 3.Texas Regional Vernacular 4.Tudor 5.Mediterranean 6.Modern Classical Revival Classical Revival design seeks to emulate elements of Ancient Greek and Roman design Typically based around rectangular floorpans that are often supplemented with various appendages and wings Homes usually do not feature excessive outside ornamentation but can include elements such as columns or elaborate door frames. Derivatives Include: Greek Revival, Colonial Revival, Federal, and Georgian French Recognizable by its double -pitched, hipped or gable roof with eaves that typically flare upwards and tall, narrow window and door openings Most homes have strong vertical proportion that comes from the steeply sloped hip roof A square form is common, with later homes containing additions to the sides which can create symmetrical or asymmetrical layouts Derivatives Include: French Norman, French Provincial, and Chateau Texas Regional Vernacular Seeks to define a more regional architecture that utilizes elements and materials which represent its heritage Usually one story and most commonly clad in Texas limestone Features of this style at first glance are wide porches mostly wrapping around the main body of the house and large roof overhangs that suit warm climates Tudor Usually clad in brick, stone, or light colored stucco which are commonly laid in indicate patterns that add textural interest Forms are asymmetrical and defined by very steep crossing gabled roofs with at least one prominent front facing gable Large, elaborate chimneys with multiple flues are commonly found in prominent locations on the front or side of the home Mediterranean Based primarily on the architecture of southern Spain and Italy Commonly feature rectangular layouts, symmetrical front facades, and outer fixtures and balconies made from wood and wrought iron Stucco walls and red tiled roofs are two of the most used elements Derivatives Include: Italian Villa, Tuscan, Spanish Colonial, Monterey, and Mission Revival Modern Typically feature heavy use of material such as glass, concrete, and steel Most layouts feature open floor plans that are facilitated by large doorways and high ceilings Sliding glass doors and large windows contribute to the overall feeling of openness Clean lines, geometrical designs, and simplicity of shape are all hallmarks of this style Derivatives Include: Mid-Century, Contemporary, and Soft Contemporary General Building Requirements Building Process Overview All structures, pools, and landscapes will require approval from the Architectural Review Board (ARB). Submitting architects and landscape architects will be required to submit, along with their designs, a written analysis authenticating the design elements and materials used to create the architectural style. Minimum Build Square Footage The Estates of Quail Hollow will require minimum build size on all home sites of 5000 square feet of air conditioned space. Tree Protection Every effort must be taken to avoid compaction and/or disturbance within the drip line of all existing trees located within and outside an approved building envelope. All top soil disturbed by grading operations must be stockpiled outside of any existing tree drip line. Framing Materials –2x6 Exterior Wall Minimum All home construction will adhere to a minimum 2x6 exterior wall framing, with full engineered building plans to include wall systems, shear wall, floor truss, and roof truss. Building envelope staking/Earth disturbance/Fill Dirt –Grading and Drainage When reviewing the opportunities for creating building envelopes, it is essential to consider the overall goals of the community and the environmental heritage of the site. Enhance the unique environmental character of each lot within The Estates of Quail Hollow Compliment the existing lot environment. Location of the residences must be positioned to minimize grading and impact on existing trees. Foundation preparation The owner is required to seek the assistance of a licensed soil engineer to examine and test soil conditions prior to undertaking any design or construction. The slab of every home must be engineered and meet with all city code. Contractor shall give proper consideration to the design of the foundation systems of all structures, and work in concert with the topography of the land. Windows –Wood Casement/Iron Framed Glazed Window muntins shall be 5/8” to 7/8” wide and shall project out from the glass. Windows should be true divided lites with muntins properly projecting from the glass. Windows shall be of a size, proportion and muntin configuration as defined for each architectural style. Clear glass shall be used in all windows and doors. Stained glass is an allowable material in special windows. Colored, tinted, or reflective glass is not permitted. Clear low-emissivity glass is allowed. Painting the inside face of the glass is not acceptable. No vinyl or aluminum trim materials will be allowed. Exterior Wall Elevation Finishes –Stone, Brick, Siding, Stucco Exterior materials must be appropriate to the architectural style of the house. Exterior finish materials may include stone, block, brick, painted brick, stucco over block , with roofing materials of slate, flat or barrel tile, or metal standing seam, as appropriate to the style. To provide character, combinations of cladding materials may be appropriate on a single house, and should be based on sound historical precedent for the style. In general, any change in materials must occur at an appropriate inside corner or horizontal transition point consistent with the style. All exterior materials and colors shall be submitted for review and approval. Roofing Materials –Slate, Tile, Metal Roofing material may be barrel tile, flat tile, slate, standing seam metal Accessory Buildings The main house and all accessory structures shall be of the same architectural style within any given lot. Mixing styles within a lot is not permitted Outdoor living space Terraces, courts and patios may be attached to the home or detached from the house within the building envelope. When attached to the home, material must be complimentary to the architecture. Acknowledgement and enhancement of the relationship between the exterior and interior is encouraged for paving materials and patterns Flatwork –Driveways, Sidewalks Driveways must be sited to minimize the impact of existing grades and trees. The driveway and auto courts must compliment the paving materials utilized in the entry walks, terraces, and patios in the front yard and accentuate the character of the house. The following materials may be used: • Concrete (If colored concrete is used, it must be textured and patterned) • Brick set on concrete sub-slab • Stone, cut or natural, set on concrete sub-slab • Gravel/decorative rock layered with fine and compacted/ decomposed granite • Pre-cast concrete pavers • Decorative tile in character with the architecture Interlocking pavers lacking a concrete sub -slab and unit concrete pavers will not be allowed. Perimeter Fencing/Pool Fencing Front Yards Walls within the front yard setback must be no taller that 3’-0”. If topography is greater than 3’-0”, yards must be terraced or contoured. If walls in the front yard are utilized to enclose courts or patios at the base of the house they must be an extension of the architectural character and material of the house. Side Yards-Regulatory fences on the property line shall be wrought iron to match existing perimeter screening at a height not to exceed 6 foot. Regulatory walls and fences adjoining residences should be 6 foot tall decorative iron fence. Pool enclosures shall be located in the rear yard, or the main house structure. A pool enclosure fence is required to comply with existing jurisdiction codes. The fence shall be constructed of materials consistent with the Architectural Style section. The use of loggias, pergolas, arcades or other architectural treatment around the pool enclosure is encouraged.