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desert home

Northern Italian style villa surrounded by an inviting desert oasis

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This Northern Italian style villa was designed by Gordon Stein Design in collaboration with Engstrom Construction. The property is located in the Hideaway Golf Club community, in the heart of La Quinta, California. This spectacular luxury desert home offers dramatic vistas of the Santa Rosa Mountains as its backdrop. Encompassing 8,800 square feet of living space, the interiors reflects a […]



Dream home in the Arizona desert merges indoor/outdoor living

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This contemporary desert dream home was designed by Tate Studio Architects, along with Full Circle Custom Homes, located in Scottsdale, Arizona. A beautiful front entryway greets you, with basalt columns and a pivoting art glass door (Source: Meltdown Glass) that allows you to see straight through to the rear of the property. With expansive walls of glass […]

Extravagant desert dream home with decadent details in Arizona

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This beautiful desert dream home was designed by Montana-based Locati Architects, located in the custom home community of Silverleaf, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Silverleaf features decadent homes with estate properties that offers a more elegant lifestyle surrounded by the rugged McDowell Mountains. Designed as a dream home for a couple of empty nesters, the overall results […]

Phenomenal desert contemporary showcase home in Nevada

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This luxurious desert contemporary showhome was conceived by design-build firm Blue Heron, located in Seven Hills in the McCullough Mountains of Henderson, Nevada. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) selected this firm to design and build the 2013 New American Home. The design team acted as the architect, interior designer and builder for this three-story, 8,143 […]

Concrete, glass and steel structure hovers above Arizona desert

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This modern desert home is nestled in a hillside location with dramatic vistas in every direction, designed by The Construction Zone, located in Paradise Valley, Arizona. The dwelling was designed for a couple and their teenage son, whose requirement was to have a custom build design that has a “wow” factor. The homeowners imagined a […]

Midcentury dream retreat with a poolside oasis in Palm Springs

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This midcentury home was completely remodeled by interiors studio H3K Design, featuring clean lines and indoor-outdoor design in Palm Springs, California. The designers wanted to make this Alexander built home the ultimate dream retreat. From the front exterior facade, dry and stark geometry greets you at the street, while a lush oasis invites you through […]

Exquisite modern desert home captivates in Palm Springs

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This modern desert home was designed by Schmidt Architecture in collaboration with The Wiseman Group, located in Palm Springs, California. The client is a former triathlete and an entrepreneur, owner of Jamba Juice. His dream was to own a lap pool on his property, which is exactly what he sought out to do. The home was […]

Arizona desert home blurs indoor-outdoor boundaries

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A sumptuous desert home in Scottsdale, Arizona was designed by Tate Studio Architects for a couple of empty nesters wishing for a design centered around their budding hobbies. This new construction plays host to not only a part-time concert hall, but also as a gallery to showcase the couples art collection. One of the homeowners […]

LEED Platinum New Mexico retreat half-buried in desert terrain

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Designed by Overland Partners, this desert retreat is buried into a hillside, with its low profile emphasized by a series of landscaped roofs, located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The design of the structure was inspired by the lands history of Anasazi settlers, known for their cliff dwellings. The residence is comprised of 40,000 gross square feet, […]

Striking modern residence piercing the deserts of Arizona

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This modern residence is a winter retreat offering fabulous mountain views, designed by architect Marmol Radziner and built by 180 Degrees, located in the arid desert of Scottsdale, Arizona. The form and location of the home were selected based on two natural washes that flood the rocky terrain surrounding the property. Entrance into the home […]