Steep canyon walls present exciting building challenges, offer unique ecological opportunities, and create spectacular 360 degree views. Gently wrapping around natural contour lines, this custom modern home becomes one with the canyon, blending modern design with natural desert. Entering the house, you are brought to nature ascending before you through 16’ high window walls. Highlighting the entry, a towering, hand-carved, wood-and-steel, three-sided barreled fireplace, visible from every part of the main living areas. South and west exposures provide eco-friendly opportunities: grid-connected solar panels and a solar pool heating system. Geothermal heating and air-conditioning system rounds out sustainability features.
Best in American Living: Silver Award 2012, One-of-a-Kind Home (4001-6500 sq ft)