The signature feature of the Dancing Light Residence is its floating roof canopy, the underside of which is comprised of tectonic-like forms inspired by the local geology and monsoon cloud formations.
Arroyo House was originally envisioned as a “base-camp” for an active, yet nearly-retired couple. After recently relocating to the Las Vegas area, their love of all things outdoors convinced them to make their home in the tiny village of Blue Diamond, Nevada.
Architecture firm The Ranch Mine has designed a modern courtyard home in the American desert southwest on the site of a former parking lot.”Weave” was designed with two courtyards, a traditional private courtyard and a semi-public front courtyard.
Our client for Painted Sky residence requested an “elemental home,” a home of modern simplicity, void of cliché ornament or stylistic language that often looks dated in just a few years, a home that is as timeless as its natural desert surrounding.
Project: Sonoran Desert House Architects: Rob Paulus Architects Location: Tucson, Arizona Area: 1,837 sq. feet Year 2015 Photographer: Liam Frederick This modern house in the Catalina Mountain foothills responds to topography, program and views to create a residence that is deceptively simple in plan yet layered with experience in sequence and section. Designed for an […]
This small humble house sited on a south-facing desert slope extends a prominent flow of pinkish-red schist-shale into a simple elevated plinth that parallels the contours of the site, which run east-west. Hovering above the plinth is a large shade canopy that embodies the necessary sustenance for this shelter as a home.