Modern Phoenix: 5 Houses We Love in Arizona
“The uniqueness of the horizon and the desert light encouraged everybody to try something different,” says architect Will Bruder of Phoenix, Arizona, his adopted hometown. With that in mind, we take a tour through five of the most innovative modern houses in the city.
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- From prefab to site-built, and off the grid to plugged in, to follow are some of our favorite desert houses from the pages of Dwell.
- For men of the cloth, architecture has always been one earthly delight they've been encouraged to indulge. In Arizona, DeBartolo Architects continues the tradition in a rather unorthodox manner.
- From white exteriors to interiors, these homeowners know how to illuminate their space by using minimal color.
- Since the very beginning of Dwell's inception, in 2000, we've had a department called My House.
- "A kitchen provides physical and spiritual nourishment, and for many homes it is the heart and soul of family life," writes celebrated tastemaker Sir Terence Conran in Kitchen Book.
- We’ve all dreamed of kicking back in an office with a view; these three residents built their own.
- Footbridges can join an older structures to a new additions, or close a gulf between a house and the street. And when good design is part of the mix, they can add a decorative touch.
- If you’re the blaming type, you might fault Le Corbusier for making the white facade so utterly irresistible.