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Desert house – Arizona

Nestled at the base of the Catalina mountains Arizona, United States adjacent to a protected peak, the Ventana House is a window on the desert. Designed by HK Associates Inc, the two-story dwelling rises from its mountainside setting like a geological outcropping, a rugged exterior form shaped from within by openings that afford panoramic views. Like a...

The Desert House

When I saw the images of this house I thought to myself this has to be either a museum, a luxe resort or a secret lair. All wrong. This is very much a house. I then spent a good amount of time trying to piece the house together to determine the flow and program of the space. I failed. In the end I stopped and...

DUST …..mountain retreat

Jesus Robles, Dale Rush and Cade Hayes from "Dust" whom work across furniture, jewellery and architecture design have designed a mountain retreat for a small family of three in Arizona. The home preserve as much of the surrounding terrain as possible. The occupants walk through a dense dessert forest before sighting the house and arriving at the sculptural entry stairs. Divided into four zones, the...

the Desert house

The Klein Residence by Ohlhausen DuBois Architects located on a rugged hillside site in the desert, the design resonates with the sublime, timeless quality of region providing the ideal setting for living with a contemporary art collection. The house was designed around specific works of art including pieces by Ellsworth Kelly, Kiki Smith, Richard Serra and Donald Judd.  A contrast to the panoramic views and...