Desert Nomad House in Arizona by Rick Joy Architects. Perched on the dry desert floor are 3 cube-like volumes skinned in Corten steel. Each cube frames a specific desert environment to be experienced in daily living and working.
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The steel shading structure and massive concrete foundation help keep the home’s temperature a comfortable 70 degrees. In a climate where highs and lows can vary by 100 degrees, keeping temperatures stable would seem a huge energy drain. But the air-condi
The Fruition is a luxurious 3 bedroom, bath southwestern style home located in the gated community of The Fairways at Blackstone in Peoria, AZ. Built for entertaining, guests will be wowed by the huge, gourmet kitchen and TWO outdoor living areas.
Hospitality pioneer Liz Lambert transformed a adobe bunkhouse on her uncle’s property into a rustic retreat, complete with this bathing outbuilding that encourages guests to commune with the natural setting.
This luxury Arizona desert home combines waterscaping, xeriscaping and desertscaping to create a sustainable outdoor environment. It all starts with the rock water garden and waterfall at the front door.
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