Project posted by The Ranch Mine

Beadle Buddy

Year
2017
Structure
House (Single Residence)
Style
Midcentury
Front court walkway
Front court walkway
Garage and Cor-ten steel site fence
Garage and Cor-ten steel site fence
Floating grill on detached garage
Floating grill on detached garage
Site fence with Mexican Fence Post cacti
Site fence with Mexican Fence Post cacti
Cor-ten steel gate
Cor-ten steel gate
Detached Garage with shadow block detail
Detached Garage with shadow block detail
Cor-ten steel planter
Cor-ten steel planter
Side yard
Side yard
Living room to front court
Living room to front court

Details

Square Feet
2428
Lot Size
11911 SF
Bedrooms
3
Full Baths
2

Credits

Landscape Design
Builder
Identity Construction
Photographer

From The Ranch Mine

A growing, young family moving into a home on a corner lot originally designed by a pioneer of desert modernism, Al Beadle, led to an exterior/landscape renovation to restore and build upon the mid-century desert appeal of the home that had been lost through the years while adding a garage to make up for the lack of storage and utility space that we call "Beadle Buddy." The design focused on detaching the garage from the house to preserve the quality of the original house while creating a courtyard space with a floating built in outdoor grill. The garage design pulled elements from the original house which received a new exterior color palette. The landscape design is primarily low water, low maintenance while keeping a small yard for the young children to play in and adding a front walkway and courtyard defined by a "Haver block" wall to highlight the entrance to the home. A custom cor-ten steel fence that echoes the positive-negative pattern of the detailed block work on the original house extends the livability and privacy for the homeowners and custom cor-ten steel planters for herbs and vegetables encourage their interest in growing some of their own food.