The Five Degree Residence

The Five Degree Residence is a work of incredibly intricate architecture that includes cast in place concrete, unique masonry block and expressive steel and glass detailing. Completed in 2009, the home was designed by Jerry Little/S.E.A.D Architecture+ Construction. Clearly a work of art, this home was awarded a Sunnyslope Point of Pride Award and considerable architectural recognition. Commanding its mountain preserve site, the home offers outstanding views of city and mountain; yet you remain sheltered.

Northtown Modern Duplex

Designed by local architect Mark Tate, you’ll appreciate the clean and simple modernist lines that echo with a hint of Al Beadle in the classically simple approach to materials and site.

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Camelback Timeless Modern – John Douglas FAIA

This award winning architectural work by John Douglas FAIA represents a timeless desert modern home built for Arizona living. A luxury home created at a sustainable scale, this residence features custom block construction, deep overhangs and a shaded native landscape that is at one with the location. The floorplan offers generous public spaces, secluded patios, and large bedrooms. Soaring ceilings open to the impressive views of Camelback Mountain and the indoor-outdoor connection is unrivaled. Interior finishes include bluestone slate, maple floors and millwork, and exposed block for an enduring and ageless look. This home was recipient of the Environmental Excellence Award, 1996. The Landscape was by Christy Ten Eyck, FASLA.

Artisan Lofts!

Buy today and start living the urban lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of…no waiting to enjoy this Downtown Phoenix Loft style condo! Minutes away from Central Avenue and all of the amenities that make the Downtown Phoenix Corridor such an exciting place to be. This loft condo will be the envy of all your friends as you entertain them in the open plan first floor living room/kitchen area. The elegant stamped metal spiral staircase will whisk you up to your own private bedroom loft where you can enjoy the city-light views of the Downtown Phoenix Skyline.  Artisan Lofts has superb amenities and great location.  With recent updates and superb condition, this one will not last!  Hurry!

Orange Grove Contemporary Luxury – Mesa

Located in the beautiful orange groves area of east Mesa, this modern home combines Wright influenced details with solid construction to create a home of lasting design and quality. The space aligns with a central core for abundant natural light and a relaxed flow of space.  From the sheltered pergola entrance to the deep overhangs, custom Integra block construction and north-south exposure, this is one home designed for Arizona comfort! Ease of living can be found in every detail: hardwood maple and finished concrete floors, Tech-line custom cabinetry, updated kitchen, spa-like baths and Loft-style living. You’ll love the spacious floorplan that includes spacious master suite, split bedrooms, comfortable family area, spacious workspaces, basement game room, and storage galore.  he pool commands the lush irrigated yard and the Cul-de-Sac lot makes this one a home for generations.  Mature trees offer “made-in-the-shade” fun for all.   This home is situated in a location that’ll astound you with a beautiful array of unique custom homes and no H.O.A.

Eddie Jones AIA Desert Modern – Estancia

Recently completed, this stunning modern home in Estancia combines world-class architecture, exquisite finishes and outstanding views to create a luxury home like no other.  Architect Eddie M. Jones AIA  worked magic to define a Desert Modern home the offers a comfortable floorplan, but remains a sculptural element in the landscape. Coupling lasting, desert sensitive materials and playful spaces, the architect made the most of this incredible view site, while creating a play of light and color that caresses the senses.

Canyon Hillside View Lot

This amazing lot in Clearwater Hills offers a superior view that leads your eye along the horizon from Camelback Mountain to Piestewa Peak, with the whole of Downtown Phoenix laid out before you like a carpet of jewels. The hillside location is the perfect dream home with much of the initial investigation work already completed by the seller. Located on a private-drive setting, there’s a panorama of surrounding mountain preserves, offering a remote feel with the convenience of a PV/Biltmore location. County Hillside ordinances make design so much easier. With an 1.49 acre lot, there is preliminary County approval for a new modern home with approximately 14000SF under roof.

Earth Sheltered Solar Modern – Scalise Associates Architects

This Modern view home in Fountain Hills offers a panoramic setting coupled with superb efficiency thanks to its innovative design. Partially earth-sheltered, the home was designed and built to provide complete protection from the elements, while the exacting solar orientation creates even natural lighting year round: the home aligns with the Solstice. The Structure is impressive: even the roof offers 24” of insulated structure that acts as a natural barrier to heat gain and allows the home to sit unobtrusively along the hillside.  The custom millwork is world class and of the highest quality.  The interior finishes offer a mid-century vibe.   All images copyright HRM/azarchitecture.com

Rural Modern – South Mountain Loft

As featured on HGTV! Commercial-style construction and Modern Architecture combine in this home to create a Loft-like home for the security conscious all just minutes to Downtown!

Starting life as a very undefined and open space, the Award-winning architects at The Ranch Mine created an open floor plan with luxurious, modern amenities that reflecting an artistic lifestyle while maintaining a proportional sense of home.  The security-conscious will find a home where they could live safely and in style: an open floor plan with luxurious, modern amenities.

Designed to be secure, green, ultra-modern and playful, the great room has been redefined with the creation of an internal “stage for living” while the bathrooms and bedrooms remain personal retreats. The “ceiling” of the main space has perforated metal panels on top that diffuse natural light coming in from the surrounding clerestory windows. Climb on top of the structure via a built-in steel-tube ladder and you are rewarded with breathtaking views of the growing Phoenix skyline and mountain sunsets.  Color-changing LED lights make the living room appear to float above the concrete floor.

The home offers a spa-like feel that is also super-durable and low maintenance. The Master shower has vertical soft blue mosaic accents that carry the eye up to the tall ceilings. Porcelain wood finish tile clads the tub surround and extend into the shower to become a bench. Color-changing LED lighting highlights all the neutral colors of a space to reflect the homeowners’ moods.

The owners have invested over $300,000 into the high quality design and renovations of this home. The property is estate sized and offers outbuildings, storage, acre + Lot with private well and three car garage.   This home was purposely built to offer a very high degree of personal security: details upon personal viewing.

Dreamy Draw Modern! Preserve-Area View Home

Recently constructed, this modern home offers near-new Modern Architecture in a Mountain Preserve Setting. The Asian-inspired Modern elevation suits the desert setting with its deep massing and thoughtful overhangs and balconies, all perfectly sighted to make the most of this view lot.  The interiors are serene and fresh, with porcelain floors, designer architectural carpet and custom maple millwork.  The chef’s kitchen includes ample storage and easy access abound complete with generous cabinets and honed-finished Ceasarstone “concrete” colored counters. In addition, the home has three large bedrooms and two-car garage on an estate acre lot. Outside you’ll find a beautiful wood deck and stone pool coping. The Pool and Spa combine to make this space at once open and intimate. The home’s details from the natural wood finishes to the Great room fireplace complete the ambiance. Topped off with an outstanding view of Piestewa Peak and the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, this dreamy-draw area desert setting is an easy drive to anywhere, thanks to it’s easy access to SR51. It’s got it all: location, views and recent construction.

Hacienda Alta – R.T. Evans Architect 1929 Adobe

This historic home is located along the “Adobe Corridor” of Camelback Road adjacent to the original Jokake Inn. Designed by Architect R.T. Evans, it was constructed in 1929 by the grandparents of the current owners. Over 1.5 acres, this property is located on the third tee of the Phoenician Resort’s Canyon Golf Course and offers 3 bedrooms in the main house plus an attached guest casita. The natural desert grounds look out to romantic views of Camelback Mountain that are simply profound.  Thankfully this home has been maintained in remarkably original condition, with few unnecessary modifications.

All the original design elements are retained and the details are superb. It is a unique Spanish Eclectic home that contains design elements influenced by Pueblo Revival and Monterey designs of the period.  In addition to the massive Adobe Construction of the main house, the interior wood work is mostly original redwood, with hardware intact. The floors are mostly original wood and integral red concrete. The home now offers central HVAC, recently installed.

Architect R.T. Evans is well known for his work in the valley, most notably the adjacent Jokake Inn, the Kellogg House (Now Casa Blanca) and the recently restored Eisendrath House located at Papago Park.  This well documented home is a rare survivor in an area known for it’s gracious past and definitive history that married climate, winter visitors, Arcadia-area citrus production and the very early formation of our Valley’s tourist and destination industries. The immediate surroundings offer a deep collection of restored historic adobe homes.

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Modern Desert Luxury – Rammed Earth Construction


With Rammed-earth and Copper Clad Construction, this Desert Modern home has AIA award-winning Architecture and nearly flawless construction, all on an estate-sized lot with incredible views of Camelback Mountain. Incorporating details fit for any discerning lover of Architecture, the home was designed and built by The Construction Zone to very high standards. A 2.5 Acre view lot guarantees privacy for this generous home with split master suite, four additional bedrooms all with en-suite adjacent baths, attached guest-suite with bath, conveniences and separate entry/patio. The beautifully landscaped site includes a stunning lap pool and spa, finished and stained concrete floors, rift-sawn oak cabinets, fir ceiling, and the finest appliances. Soaring ceilings up to 21ft, fire-features, gated auto court, media/cinema room, office, gourmet euro-style kitchen, world-class materials and finishes complete this very special luxury home.