Ross House – William P. Bruder Architect

General Information

  • Area: Cave Creek/Carefree Area
  • Architecture: will bruder architects
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This beautiful, award winning design by Will Bruder was published in Sunset Magazine and is featured in the AIA Guide to Metro Phoenix. It remains a significant work by this creative and sought after Architect.

Recently restored, It features Concrete Finished (Ardex) floors, Stainless Steel Counters.

Embracing the land, it is anchored to the site with earthen berms. Six foot overhangs allow for flood of natural light without significant thermal gain. The roof is reflective metal. In addition to the upgraded Heat pump, there is a freestanding woodburning fireplace.

Using concrete block, exposed fir, concrete, tile and steel, this home is an early signature Bruder design from an era of imaginative desert homes. A custom exposed connection truss system ties the home together and allows for feeling of infinite spaces as well as superb light and ventilation.

The home is centered around a five foot skylight that illuminates the entry and center of the home. There is a second level library and on top, a walk out roof deck.