A living space project which called the House in Scottsdale is completed designed by the architect Allen + Philp Architects / Interiors. This living space project is designed in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. This house project which covers an area for about 7,450 is built in 2008. This simple living space of the desert which respects the desert is enhances the site. This living space design is consisting of the two parts which is gently perched side saddle to the mountain ridge. It is joining the main slope with a rocky knoll. Those two pieces is express their two primary uses; the living area a lantern-like pavilion set above the desert floor to minimize the intrusion into the natural desert; the private spaces, solid against the mountain slope sheltered from the desert sun and heat.
Bridging the living space entrance, it is set tight against the mountain slope the second volume which is contains the rooms used for sleeping and privacy. This piece is more solid, more cave likely in contrast to the living pavilion. While which is constructed of the desert stone turned up as a walls, the stucco colored to the desert floor and deeply sheltered glass to help embrace and connect to the desert mountain slope. For the materials of the house, it is kept simple and few: concrete, steel, high performance glass, stone with accents of the stucco for color and material differentiation. A reveals or they are treated as a layers, overlapping each other, but not touching are always separates the house materials.
Architects: Allen + Philp Architects / Interiors
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Builder: Linthicum Corporation
Interior designer: David Michael Miller Associates
Project area: 7,450 sqf
Project year: 2008
Photographs: Timmerman Photography