Designed by award-winning firm Kendle Design Collaborative, the poetically named Dancing Light House in Paradise Valley, Arizona, celebrates its desert landscape. The home features striking, geometric shapes that mirror the surrounding mountains, with nature providing the main foundation for the house's aesthetic and distinct character.
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Its 5,600 square feet span a single story; with various outdoor living areas integrated throughout, the dwelling comprises separate, yet related, structures.
The signature feature of the residence is its commanding floating roof canopy, which lends an impressive, sculptural accent to the design. With an underside comprised of tectonic-like forms, the dramatic pointed roofs protect the residence from the elements while appearing as a beautiful sculpture, balancing the owner’s desire for both elegance and coziness.
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Builder: Desert Star Construction
Structural Engineer: PH Structural
Civil Engineer: Gookin Engineers
Landscape Design: GBtwo Landscape Architecture, Inc.
Lighting Design: Creative Designs in Lighting
Interior Design: David Michael Miller
Cabinetry Design: Bulthaup
Cabinets & Doors: Wood Design Studios