A Desert Courtyard House Made Of Dirt. 50 Fab Photos.

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The 7,800 square foot Desert Courtyard House by Wendell Burnette Architects of Phoenix, Arizona is more than just a stunning contemporary home. It has been constructed from soil excavated from the site in the form of ‘rammed earth’, one of the oldest methods of construction. Read more

A Paragon Of Modern Organic Architecture, The Desert House by Ken Kellogg (60 Photos)

Desert House by Ken Kellogg

The Desert House – or The Joshua Tree House as it’s been called – is owned by Jay Doolittle, who started building the house in 1987 with his wife, Bev. Completed in 1993, this 4,643 square foot modern estate tucked away in Joshua Tree has been carefully designed, elaborated upon, crafted and finessed for 27 years and is now on the market for the first time. Read more