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Paradise Valley

Above and Beyond

Above and Beyond is the third residence in a four-home collection in Paradise Valley, Arizona. Originally the site of the abandoned Kachina Elementary School, the infill community, appropriately named Kachina Estates, embraces the remarkable views of Camelback Mountain. Nestled into an acre sized pie shaped cul-de-sac lot, the lot geometry and front facing view orientation created a [...]

By |2019-07-15T23:50:20+00:00July 15th, 2019|Collection|

Kachina Estates

Kachina Estates is a four home collection of modernist luxury residences located in Paradise Valley, Arizona. The site, formerly home to the abandoned Kachina Elementary School, offered remarkable views of Camelback Mountain. Nestled into an acre-sized, pie shaped cul-de-sac, the site’s unique challenges came in the form of lot geometry, western [...]

By |2019-07-02T17:59:20+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Collection|

2018 Retrospective

We hope you enjoy this retrospective of on the boards projects from January through December of 2018. In these spaces, ordinary things will occur. A moment to read. A deep breath. A breath-taking view. A soul can breathe. A heart discovers. Life is lived. Unobstructed. Imagine someone reading. Contemplate a man Oblivious to his settings, and [...]

By |2019-07-03T16:04:04+00:00May 19th, 2019|Culture, Featured|

Outside In

Positioned near the base of iconic Camelback Mountain, “Outside In” is a modernist home celebrating the love of outdoor living Arizonans crave. The design inspiration was honoring early territorial architecture while applying modernist design principles. Dressed with undulating negra cantera stone, the massing elements of “Outside In” bring an artistic [...]

By |2019-07-03T02:19:24+00:00July 4th, 2018|Collection|

Desert Pavilion

The unique opportunity and challenge for this project was to enable the architecture to prioritize views. Set in breathtaking Paradise Valley between Mummy and Camelback mountains, two iconic landforms, this lot “has it all” regarding views. The challenge was answered with what we refer to as the Desert Pavilion. This highly [...]

By |2019-07-02T20:56:47+00:00February 17th, 2017|Collection|

PV Ranch Renovation

When longtime friend Linda Criswell asked Architect C.P. Drewett to take a look at this 1970's Paradise Valley ranch for a renovation, they agreed not only did it have potential, but with vision, it could become something special. This PV Ranch Renovation was the down-to-the-studs kind. The owner, a successful business woman and [...]

By |2019-07-03T00:01:45+00:00March 13th, 2015|Collection|

European Twist

  The name says it all. This lot was so close to Camelback mountain in Paradise Valley, AZ, that the views would, in essence, be from the front yard. So to capture the views from the interior of the home, we did a "twist" and designed a home where entry was from the [...]

By |2018-10-30T19:11:49+00:00April 7th, 2014|Collection|

Modern Paradise Valley Estate

A dream project arises from the ashes of a burned down Paradise Valley home in the perfect location which eventually becomes the AZ Foothills Showcase Home of the Year. The Dream Commission. It begins with a dream commission in early 2002 -- a client with a generous budget desiring a [...]

By |2019-07-03T00:26:54+00:00December 5th, 2013|Collection|