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Paradise Valley

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 |2019-05-20T15:58:45+00:00May 19th, 2019|Culture|

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 |2019-05-20T16:05:41+00:00July 4th, 2018|Collection, Collection : Featured|

The 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 penetrated piece [...]

By |2018-10-30T19:20:48+00:00February 17th, 2017|Collection|

Another Day in Paradise

For every story worth telling, there's a song that says it best. Today, Phil Vasser's circa 2000 hit song "Just Another Day in Paradise" tells our story. On the Boards at DW is this mountainside contemporary which will most certainly be "another day in paradise". Located in Paradise Reserve Estates, a spectacular neighborhood nestled in [...]

By |2018-10-30T18:58:00+00:00April 4th, 2016|Collaboration|

Howell Residence Featured in Premiere Edition of Su Casa

It's always an honor when our work is published. And we were thrilled when Su Casa selected the Howell Residence as one of three residences featured in their inaugural issue for the Phoenix/Scottsdale market. "Old World, New Tricks," written by Jackie Dishner, revealed the lengths architect C.P. Drewett will go to capture the right and best [...]

By |2018-10-30T19:11:07+00:00January 22nd, 2015|Accolades, Culture|

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|

From the Ashes: Modern Paradise Valley Estate Arises

  This home has quite a story. The Dream Commission. It begins with a dream commission in early 2002 -- a client with a generous budget desiring a modern aesthetic and a Paradise Valley hillside lot with commanding views -- the trifecta for architect C.P. Drewett. The design presentation meeting goes fabulously with [...]

By |2018-10-30T19:43:12+00:00December 5th, 2013|Collection|