The Little Art Studio is a 1400 SF addition to an existing contemporary stucco and glass residence. The addition of this project to the site provided a backdrop and bookend to an existing desert courtyard and a gathering area surrounding a fire pit.
"My photography focuses primarily on exploring the built form. This subject matter is closely aligned with my education and professional experience in the practice of architecture. Over the years, I have found that the two disciplines mutually benefit from a greater sensitivity to the other - through a better understanding of the phenomena of light, materiality and form.
Currently, I divide my interest equally between the practice of architecture and architectural photography." Matt Winquist
Sited in the 1930’s era neighborhood known as F.Q. Story, the Escobar Renovation represents the character and flavor of one of very few areas in the young city of Phoenix, Arizona that can be called historic.
We were very fortunate to work with a couple who, devoted to the ideals of minimalism’s stark allure, asked us to design a house in the foothills of Tucson, Arizona, located in the profoundly diverse Sonoran Desert. The owners’ refined sense of contrast required a “modern, minimal home: a pristine box that seemed to have landed in the desert.”