This International Award-winning Hybrid House design came out of the context: the extreme heat of the desert in Palm Springs, CA. A stunning view of the St Jacinto mountain range asked for large windows but faces west. This needed protection from sun infiltration and led to the dramatic, floor-to-ceiling glass wall with a sweeping overhang. The architects are proud to have created the first zero-net house (new construction) in Palm Springs.

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Modern home with Exterior, Mid-Century Building Type, House Building Type, Flat RoofLine, and Stucco Siding Material. Desert Canopy House -- a wall of glass faces the mountains and the large overhang protects it from the sun and heat. Photo  of Desert Canopy HouseView Photos

Desert Canopy House -- a wall of glass faces the mountains and the large overhang protects it from the sun and heat.

Modern home with Living Room, Ceiling Lighting, Floor Lighting, and Concrete Floor. The front entrance opens into the great room next to a linear pond. The home becomes a perfect showcase for the owner's artwork collection.  Photo 2 of Desert Canopy HouseView Photos

The front entrance opens into the great room next to a linear pond. The home becomes a perfect showcase for the owner's artwork collection.

Modern home with Kitchen, Concrete Floor, Concrete Counter, Pendant Lighting, White Cabinet, Range Hood, Range, Refrigerator, Wine Cooler, and Undermount Sink. The glass wall on one end of the kitchen frames the mountain views. The cabinetry, all glass-fronted lowers,  with a convection stove and cylindrical vent make this room about the view and the art. Photo 3 of Desert Canopy HouseView Photos

The glass wall on one end of the kitchen frames the mountain views. The cabinetry, all glass-fronted lowers, with a convection stove and cylindrical vent make this room about the view and the art.

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