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.

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Modern home with Outdoor, Desert, Raised Planters, Pavers Patio, Porch, Deck, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, Horizontal Fences, Wall, Concrete Fences, Wall, and Landscape Lighting. Desert Midcentury Modern Landscape Photo  of Beadle BuddyView Photos

Desert Midcentury Modern Landscape

Modern home with Outdoor, Walkways, Gardens, Pavers Patio, Porch, Deck, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, Landscape Lighting, and Desert. Front court walkway Photo 2 of Beadle BuddyView Photos

Front court walkway

Modern home with Garage and Detached Garage. Floating grill on detached garage Photo 3 of Beadle BuddyView Photos

Floating grill on detached garage

Modern home with Outdoor, Desert, Decomposed Granite Patio, Porch, Deck, Metal Fences, Wall, and Landscape Lighting. Garage and Cor-ten steel site fence Photo 4 of Beadle BuddyView Photos

Garage and Cor-ten steel site fence

Modern home with Outdoor, Desert, and Metal Fences, Wall. Site fence with Mexican Fence Post cacti Photo 5 of Beadle BuddyView Photos

Site fence with Mexican Fence Post cacti

Modern home with Outdoor, Metal Fences, Wall, Decomposed Granite Patio, Porch, Deck, and Desert. Cor-ten steel gate Photo 6 of Beadle BuddyView Photos

Cor-ten steel gate

Modern home with Garage and Detached Garage. Detached Garage with shadow block detail Photo 7 of Beadle BuddyView Photos

Detached Garage with shadow block detail

Modern home with Outdoor. Side yard Photo 8 of Beadle BuddyView Photos

Side yard

Modern home with Outdoor, Vegetables, Gardens, Concrete Fences, Wall, and Raised Planters. Cor-ten steel planter Photo 9 of Beadle BuddyView Photos

Cor-ten steel planter

Modern home with Living Room, Coffee Tables, Console Tables, Sofa, Chair, Ceiling Lighting, Light Hardwood Floor, and Pendant Lighting. Living room to front court Photo 10 of Beadle BuddyView Photos

Living room to front court

Landscape Design
Builder
  • Identity Construction
Photographer
Bedrooms
  • 3
  • Full Baths
  • 2
  • Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Style
  • Midcentury
  • Year
  • 2017
  • Square Feet
  • 2428
  • Lot Size
  • 11911 SF
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