This collaboration with Jim Jennings Architecture and Martha Angus utilized a factory fabricated steel frame to create a simple yet elegant 3,000 SF getaway in the desert. Jim Jennings invited our office to collaborate on this elegant desert retreat in Palm Springs, California.
This small glass cabin is a research prototype for a comfortable if elementary retreat in a tense juxtaposition with harsh surrounding environment. The project, initiated by Guardian Glass is challenging thermal and structural abilities of glass.
A collaborative effort between o2 architects’ Martin Brunner and Lance O’Donnell and Prefabricated Home developer Blue Sky Building Systems; this 1,000 square foot home is located in the Mojave Desert region at 4,000’ above sea level.
On an arid site with mountain views in Scottsdale, Arizona, Marmol Radziner designed a winter retreat to heighten awareness of the desert landscape. To the north of the home is Pinnacle Peak and to the south is the McDowell Mountain Range.