Austin Proper
Hotel & Residences

Only 14 Residences Remaining

For future owners of Austin Proper Residences, elevated living beings with 32 stories of glass and skyline views.

Exclusively Listed by DEN Property Group

The Linden Residences

Pre-Construction Sales Coming Soon

The Linden is a 28-story, contemporary tower that introduces a new concept in inspired living where world-class luxury meets Austin’s artful soul.

Exclusively listed by DEN Property Group

Saint Cecilia Residences

Opening in Summer 2020

7 bespoke residences designed by Lake | Flato that embody the Hotel Saint Cecilia spirit with unprecedented access to services from Hotel Saint Cecilia.

Exclusively listed by DEN Property Group

Community First! Village

As a part of DEN Property Group’s relentless optimism and philanthropic commitment to giving back to the places and people who inspire us...

Welcome to DEN

DEN Property Group is an innovative, turn-key real estate group that creatively solves our clients' challenges from selling, buying and investing in architecturally-significant, sustainable and luxury...

Modern Masterpiece in Downtown Austin

70 Rainey #1504

Residence 1504 is a custom, move-in ready home ideally situated on 15th floor with the best view angles to appreciate Lady Bird Lake, Downtown Austin & the Texas Hill Country.

Horseshoe Bay Development Opportunity

164 Acres & Waterfront Access

Final phase of The Trails of Horseshoe Bay with access to hiking trails, horseback riding trails, Lake LBJ, resort & more…

Bouldin Creek Treehouse

700 W Gibson St

Professionally-designed bungalow nestled amongst Bouldin Creek’s iconic live oaks, city park & greenbelt. Best of both worlds...modern treehouse in an urban oasis.

Hill Country Modern in Rob Roy on the Lake

600 Barrett Lane

Lake Flato inspired architecture aligns resort-style amenities with sustainable design, form, and function.

Art Loft in the Heart of Downtown

NOT IN THE MLS

Inspired by a passion for art, this one-of-a-kind, super luxury loft was designed by award-winning firm Dick Clark + Associates. Stunning views of Downtown Austin, Lady Bird Lake & The Capitol.

5 Smart Designs to Combat Homelessness

Posted by Bryan Cady on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 at 11:03am.

On any given night during 2018, some 552,830 Americans nationwide experienced homelessness, according to a recent report by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. That's a tragic statistic, but it's only a slight increase—just 0.3 percent—over 2017. A decade-long trend shows a more positive outlook; overall, homelessness has declined by 13 percent since 2010. An innovative “housing-first” approach, which recognizes the importance of stable housing first and foremost, is partly responsible for the improvement.

While the people experiencing homelessness are, of course, a diverse group, some fundamental needs are shared. Creating a sense of security, privacy, and dignity is always necessary, says Jill Pable, a professor in Florida State University's department of interior architecture and design, who runs the website (Design Resources for Homelessness). The best solutions are also participatory, Pable adds. “We must listen to and include these people in the design approach,” she says.

As attitudes toward homelessness have begun to shift (last month, Sesame Street introduced a storyline about a seven-year-old character who no longer has a permanent home), design has, too. “Taking steps to help these people re-enter regular society,” says Pable, should be any designer's end goal. Permanent supportive housing, she notes, is the most successful strategy for helping the homeless get back on their feet. But temporary and emergency shelter plays a role, too. From 3D printed houses to flat-pack sleeping pods to community-based apartment complexes, creative solutions—and hope—are on the horizon.


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