DESERT SHELTER

Roof Overhang Detail

View from Desert Wash

Description:

Live/ Work Shelter in the Arizona Desert.New steel and polycarbonate structure is superimposed upon the 'artifact' of concrete and stone, creating a dialouge between historic and contemporary forms. A grassy lawn cantilevers over a dry wash, further intensifying the contrast between the Natural and transient human intervention.

PROJECT SPECS

LOCATION

Scottsdale, Arizona

STATUS

Completed-
Spring 2000

MATERIALS

Red oxide painted steel, galvanized corrugated decking, concrete floors, concrete and stone foundation, translucent and clear polycarbonate glazing.

MEDIA

Interiors Magazine, April 1999- "Fringe Benefits"
Blueprint Magazine,
April 1999- "Praising Arizona"

The New York Times, Sunday, 12/20/98 "Tents at Taliesin West"

HGTV "Homes Across America" Sunday, 2/27/99