Outdoor, Boulders, Shrubs, Desert, Trees, Back Yard, Large Patio, Porch, Deck, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, Walkways, and Hardscapes Owner Dave McAdam started Blue Sky Building Systems, whose steel-frame system easily adapts to sloped lots, before founding Homestead Modern, whose pre-designed homes can be built nearly anywhere for a set price. Above, a shaded patio off the main house enjoys access to a fire pit and a grill.  Photo 1 of 10 in This Modern Homestead With a Vintage Trailer Offers Adventure in California's High Desert