The Denizen developers went to great lengths to create a green, sustainable and vibrant community that surpasses typical multifamily construction standards.
The Denizen is 119 condominium homes on 8.5 acres, with 3.5 dedicated acres of open space designed to provide a variety of gathering places where residents can enjoy life as a community. The townhomes lining the street are a nod to the single-family neighborhood. The majority of buildings with flats are sited in an east-west configuration to minimize impact from the Texas sun. Energy-efficient materials are used throughout the development including TPO reflective roofing, low-e windows and LED lighting. Tankless water heaters and high-efficiency dual-flushing commodes are incorporated to increase water savings.
To avoid the typical sedimentation/filtration arrangements common to development on a slope, with their attendant weeds and rodents, the developers created 14 rain gardens filled with native plantings designed to create a more natural storm water management system. A 2-acre park and an urban garden filled with vegetables and native flowers, provide the residents an opportunity for outdoor engagement. The grounds include an open space where activities such as yoga and movies-in-the-park are held, a pool and community gathering room, and an amphitheater for music. There are also two dog parks for the four-legged residents. By designing a site plan that provides these amenities, the builders have given residents a true community of neighbors.
Located at 2800 South 5th Street | 78704
Lydia Clay, Project Manager
Austin Energy Program Participant
3-Star Austin Energy Green Building rating
Out of courtesy to the Denizen residents, please park along South 5th St. and not in the complex lot
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