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The Brown Residence modern-exterior
 

The Brown Residence

Despite being located in an expansive golf community, the Brown residence celebrates stunning desert views from almost every space. Its careful design makes this possible as views to neighboring houses are edited out focused instead on distant mountains. While the residence presents an unassuming, modest scale to the street, it steps down with the slope of the site allowing the spaces inside to become quite generous. Oversize pivot doors and large expanses of glass allow abundant light and air into these spaces while broad overhangs and shading devices protect them from the harsh desert sun.

awards
2011 - Texas Society of Architects / AIA Design Award
2010 - AIA San Antonio Merit Award

Architecture: Lake/Flato Architects
Contractor: the construction zone, ltd.
Photography: Bill Timmerman
URL
http://www.czphx.com

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April 10, 2013
David Franzen wrote:
Walkways are great. What material was used, and were they mud set and grouted?
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sbeckerdesign
do you know anyplace in arizona for cement pavers that are pre cast and not poured on site?
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I would start at one of the masonry supply houses. Try Marvel Masonry at 27th street and Indian School in Phoenix.
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March 17, 2013
David Franzen wrote:
Who was the landscape designer? And, who did the installation of plant specimens and rock placement in the ?
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Hi David,
The Landscape Architect for the house was Bill Tonnesen, at Tonnesen, inc.
Tonnesen also did the installation of all planting and boulders/rock.
Thanks.
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January 24, 2013
mervmarge wrote:
Where did you get the windows?
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We custom fabricated ( CZ Glazing ) every window for this project. Please contact us for pricing and scope of work for your project. 602.230.0383
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michael groves
Assuming you mean the wall tiles. They are custom steel left to weather.
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The home consists of four buildings: the main house, the garage, the guest suite and the office. Large windows maximize natural light inside, while large overhangs protect the interior from the desert sun. The overhangs and the pathways create connections between the separate buildings, making them all part of a whole.

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The Brown Residence Despite being located in an expansive golf community, the Brown residence celebrates stunning desert views from almost every space. Its careful design makes this possible as views to neighboring houses are edited out focused instead on distant mountains. While the residence presents an unassuming, modest scale to the street, it steps down with the slope of the site allowing the spaces inside to become quite generous. Oversize pivot doors and large expanses of glass allow abundant light and air into these spaces while broad overhangs and shading devices protect them from the harsh desert sun. awards 2011 - Texas Society of Architects / AIA Design Award 2010 - AIA San Antonio Merit Award Architecture: Lake/Flato Architects Contractor: the construction zone, ltd. Photography: Bill Timmerman URL http://www.czphx.com
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