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The sonoran deserts of North Scottsdale have always been a place for quiet contemplation, incredible sunsets, long vistas and close interactions with wildlife and desert textures. The goal of this design process sought to intervene on the site with a home, which from the street has minimal impact and from the north.
Project name
Carefree Ranch Residence
Architecture firm
180 Degrees Design + Build
Location
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Tools used
Autodesk Revit, Rhinoceros 3D, Lumion, Adobe Photoshop
The Sam Colachis Sr. Residence in the southern foothills of Camelback Mountain is one of five custom single-family homes designed by Phoenix’s midcentury master and fellow design-builder Alfred Newman Beadle. Only three of these iconic homes remain today.
Project name
Colachis
Architecture firm
180 Degrees Design + Build (original architect - Al Beadle)
Location
Poenix, Arizona, USA
Photography
Matt Winquist
James Trahan AIA’s Slope House located in Sunnyslope, Arizona started out as an unassuming 1964 cinder block ranch perched on a hillside at the top of Central Avenue in Phoenix, Arizona. The home was marketed for its “gazillion dollar views” when it caught James’ attention in 2002; this proved to be true each day at dawn.
Project name
Slope House
Architecture firm
180 Degrees Design + Build
Location
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Photography
Matt Winquist
Built in 1973, this 4,930 square-foot residence in Phoenix, Arizona, was dark, outdated, and missing a connection to its incredible backdrop of Camelback Mountain. This 180 Degrees Design + Build renovation focused on a personal expression of modern, whimsical design and creating an intersection between the home’s structural mass and its surroundin...
Project name
Brandaw at Echo Canyon
Architecture firm
180 Degrees Design + Build
Location
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Photography
An Pham Photography
This residence rests on a spectacular lot at the base of the iconic Camelback Mountain in Phoenix, Arizona, offering our firm a wide range of design latitude. This part of the Southwest offers residents a ‘resort’ climate for much of the year and our clients wanted the property to fully embody al fresco living.
Project name
Rockridge
Architecture firm
180 Degrees Design + Build in collaboration with Studio B
Location
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Photography
An Pham Photography