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
August 14th, 2016
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
June 13th, 2016
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.
Mountain Preserve Contemporary Luxury – Ted Alexander AIA
May 19th, 2016
This expressive home designed by Alexander and Associates offers echoes of organic architecture in a desert adapted design. Cay block construction, custom millwork, stone, tile and wood floors, wood ceiling, and custom details. Features include soaring ceilings, updated master suite, great-room kitchen and opening window walls to connect you directly with the outdoors. The lot backs to the Phoenix Mountain Preserve for hundreds of acres of natural desert open space, trails and views. Do not disturb the occupants.
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April 25th, 2016
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
March 24th, 2016
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
March 8th, 2016
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
February 19th, 2016
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.
VALI Homes — Matthew Salenger, AIA / coLAB studio
December 31st, 2015
Just completed, this modern home will amaze with complete attention to detail, timeless design and construction features! VALI homes are designed for comfort, environment and value. They go beyond LEED Platinum Certification and utilize Net-Zero energy use, making them the most efficient home you can buy today in the Valley! Gone are the days of wasting money utility and replacement costs… all that can now go straight to someone’s bottom line. Stylish and sustainable, calm, comfortable, efficient and modern!
Hummingbird – Will Bruder FAIA Architect
This stunning design by Will Bruder is easily recognized as one of his finest and is celebrated internationally. Included in numerous publications, this significant home has been beautifully restored and certainly is one of the most expressive celebrations of architecture in the region. A delightful play of light and form, the materials include a palette of colored resins, glass, steel, concrete and metals. The hillside site in Paradise Valley offers a superb view-panorama nestled in the eastern saddle of Mummy Mountain.
The home is fully automated and offers unique controls and audio visual detailing. The Courtyard includes a custom commissioned sculpture collaboration design by artist Mayme Kratz and Architect Mark Ryan. The Bedroom wing was seamlessly expanded with the assistance of Jack Debartelo III/Debartleo Architects.
Originally known as the Townsend Residence, there is generous space with three bedrooms, den/library/office, bonus room or guest and lower retreat. A translucent fiberglass screened motor court accommodating a three car garage. Designed to accommodate a desert lifestyle that emphasizes indoor/outdoor relationships, as well as a showcase for extensive art and modern furniture collections, the home incorporates five intertwined circles and crisp, curvilinear geometry. Screened from the street, the approach to the home features a canyon-like space that echoes the surrounding natural mountain forms. Visitors enter through an impressive 7’6” pivoting glass door under a custom aluminum canopy. Once inside, the curving concrete masonry opens to reveal dramatic and impressive distant views and a commanding panorama of Paradise Valley to the north.
Sculpted processional of interior wall forms draw the eye through an ever-changing series of interior volumes, ending in a 310’ arc of glass. A dance of natural light floats in and out of the spaces, assisted by dozens of strategically placed glass and resin window squares enhancing subtle and unique view vignettes. Interior walls are further enhanced with hand applied smooth reflective plasters.
Earth Sheltered Solar Modern – Scalise Associates Architects
December 7th, 2015
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
May 21st, 2015
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.