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Barton Place

p r o j e c t Barton

Designed by BOKA Powell Architects, Barton Place is a

Place, Austin

c l i e n t Constructive a r c h i t e c t  BOKA

six-story, multi-building condominium complex located

Ventures

south of downtown Austin. Six buildings and an elevated

Powell Architects Orfield; Nathan Wilcox; Jerrod Steltzlen; Kyn

plaza landscaped with native plants rest above a two-

Sledge; Steve Word; Jerry Essary; Eric Van Hyfte, AIA; William

level underground parking garage. Central to the project

Matthews

is a 100-foot-tall pecan tree. The parking garage and

d e s i g n t e a m John

c o n t r a c t o r White

buildings are situated around the tree’s root ball so that

Construction Company & Skala (MEP); Hunt & Joiner (structural);

it was not disturbed during or after construction. The

Consort (civil); Coleman and Associates (landscape); Flying Fish

300,000-sf condominium complex is sited near Zilker

c o n s u l t a n t s Jordan

Designs (model building)

Park and Barton Springs, two very popular inner-city

p h o t o g r a p h e r Patrick

public amenities. In addition, the site connects to

Wong

Site Plan 1 restaurant 2 Entry 3 Gym 4 Lounge 5 Pool 6 Community garden 7 Hike & Bike trail

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the adjacent Lady Bird Lake hike-and-bike trail and r e s o u r c e s planting accessories : materials :

Lauren Concrete;

Mezger Enterprises;

Hanes Geo Components; concrete

masonry units :

metal decking :

CMC;

restaurants across the street. The Hill Country modern

limestone :

architecture features an energy-efficient stone, glass,

railings and handrails :

concrete, and stucco exterior with floor-to-ceiling glass

Featherlite;

POMA Construction; waterproofing : Tremco; building insulation : Johns

and locally sourced masonry. A pool, outdoor kitchen and

Manville;

roof

lounge, four rooftop terraces, and a fitness center/yoga

Johnson

studio complete the program. The project, scheduled for

metal windows :

completion in November, is seeking a rating with the city

system :

membrane roofing :

Dow/Stevens (Johnson Roofing);

Sarnafil (Johnson Roofing);

Roofing;

specialty doors :

specialty wall panels :

Trainor Glass Company;

United States Aluminum; wood doors : BMC Select; glass : Guardian/

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of Austin green building program.

Sunguard (Haley-Greer); gypsum board framing : Temple-Inland; wood flooring : Kristynik Harwood Flooring; paint: Pittsburgh Paints; plaster and lathing :

Alamo Cement;

shower enclosures :

N o e l l e

H e i n z e

Cardinal Showers

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(Binswanger Glass); elevator : Otis Elevator Co.; floor mats : Pawling Corp. (Texas Air Products); swimming pool enclosures : Crystal Clear Construction; design software : AutoCad; lightning protection : Bonded Lightning Protection

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