New single-family home at the base of Camelback Mountain in the Phoenix area. The Owners were seeking out a modern, open concept with simple materials to create a home for their family as well as to complement their love of Danish contemporary furniture and artwork.

An effortless butterfly roof floats over the home and defines the distinctive design. The simple act of tilting the roof up opens the home out to the surrounding views. Long overhangs help counteract the openness which the butterfly roof affords while also providing shaded living spaces from the intense Arizona sun.

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Modern home with Exterior, House Building Type, Concrete Siding Material, Butterfly RoofLine, and Metal Roof Material. Front entry of home.  The low point of the butterfly roof is centered over the front entry door.  An 
exposed beam connects the roof and creates an organizing element inside and outside the home.   Photo  of Arroyo HouseView Photos

Front entry of home. The low point of the butterfly roof is centered over the front entry door. An
exposed beam connects the roof and creates an organizing element inside and outside the home.

Modern home with Outdoor, Vertical Fences, Wall, Hardscapes, Swimming Pools, Tubs, Shower, Pavers Patio, Porch, Deck, Metal Fences, Wall, Desert, and Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck. A steel trellis is integrated into the roof at the main patio to bring light and shadows to the outdoor 
living space below while still protecting from intense sun.  Photo 2 of Arroyo HouseView Photos

A steel trellis is integrated into the roof at the main patio to bring light and shadows to the outdoor
living space below while still protecting from intense sun.

Modern home with Hallway, Concrete Floor, and Light Hardwood Floor. The central structural beam organizes the main circulation spine of the home.  This main pathway 
through the home is also defined by the exposed concrete flooring.  Photo 3 of Arroyo HouseView Photos

The central structural beam organizes the main circulation spine of the home. This main pathway
through the home is also defined by the exposed concrete flooring.

Modern home with Dining Room, Chair, Table, Recessed Lighting, Light Hardwood Floor, and Pendant Lighting. A custom Danish dining room table and elegant light fixtures help define the formal dining room just off the main living and kitchen space. Photo 4 of Arroyo HouseView Photos

A custom Danish dining room table and elegant light fixtures help define the formal dining room just off the main living and kitchen space.

Modern home with Bedroom, Light Hardwood Floor, Bed, Recessed Lighting, and Chair. The master bedroom opens to the exterior.  The blockwork creates an accent wall for the master bed and flows from inside to out.  Photo 5 of Arroyo HouseView Photos

The master bedroom opens to the exterior. The blockwork creates an accent wall for the master bed and flows from inside to out.

Modern home with Living Room, Chair, and Light Hardwood Floor. The corner window at the reading area floods the space with natural light and provides beautiful views to Camelback Mountain.  Photo 6 of Arroyo HouseView Photos

The corner window at the reading area floods the space with natural light and provides beautiful views to Camelback Mountain.

Modern home with Storage Room and Cabinet Storage Type. Artwork is used to highlight the foyer that leads into the master bedroom.  Photo 7 of Arroyo HouseView Photos

Artwork is used to highlight the foyer that leads into the master bedroom.

Modern home with Outdoor, Back Yard, Metal Patio, Porch, Deck, Desert, and Swimming Pools, Tubs, Shower. Pool centered on outdoor living space and central fireplace beyond.  Photo 8 of Arroyo HouseView Photos

Pool centered on outdoor living space and central fireplace beyond.

Modern home with Exterior, Metal Roof Material, and Concrete Siding Material. Detail of the rain water collection scupper, exposed central beam and entry wall. Photo 9 of Arroyo HouseView Photos

Detail of the rain water collection scupper, exposed central beam and entry wall.

Modern home with Outdoor. Front entry shaded from the intense Arizona sun.  Photo 10 of Arroyo HouseView Photos

Front entry shaded from the intense Arizona sun.

Modern home with Outdoor and Back Yard. Floating BBQ at back yard. Photo 11 of Arroyo HouseView Photos

Floating BBQ at back yard.

Modern home with Pendant Lighting, Light Hardwood Floor, and Recessed Lighting. The combination of white and dark wood cabinets give the kitchen a modern but classic feel.  Photo 12 of Arroyo HouseView Photos

The combination of white and dark wood cabinets give the kitchen a modern but classic feel.

Modern home with Living Room, Concrete Floor, Recessed Lighting, Light Hardwood Floor, and Chair. The main living area provides an open living concept and views to the mountains beyond.  Photo 13 of Arroyo HouseView Photos

The main living area provides an open living concept and views to the mountains beyond.

Modern home with Outdoor, Back Yard, Pavers Patio, Porch, Deck, Swimming Pools, Tubs, Shower, and Vertical Fences, Wall. The angle of roof allows the interior spaces to open up to the views beyond without cutting off the tops of the mountains in the distance while also forcing the roof water back towards two rain water collection main points.  The simplicity of the roof design helps create a straight forward rain collection system.  Photo 14 of Arroyo HouseView Photos

The angle of roof allows the interior spaces to open up to the views beyond without cutting off the tops of the mountains in the distance while also forcing the roof water back towards two rain water collection main points. The simplicity of the roof design helps create a straight forward rain collection system.

Modern home with Outdoor, Vertical Fences, Wall, Back Yard, and Hardscapes. Back guest patio is accessible to the nearby front guest parking as well as to the back pool patio. The large glass clerestory provides ample views to the mountains beyond and light while limiting direct sun light.  Photo 15 of Arroyo HouseView Photos

Back guest patio is accessible to the nearby front guest parking as well as to the back pool patio. The large glass clerestory provides ample views to the mountains beyond and light while limiting direct sun light.

Photographer
  • Rick Brazil

Overview

Location
  • Bedrooms
  • 5
  • Full Baths
  • 3
  • Partial Baths
  • 1
  • Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Style
  • Modern
  • Year
  • 2017
  • Square Feet
  • 4600
  • Lot Size
  • +1 acre
  • Smart Home Tech
  • Icontrol Networks