the top of the club
Picacho Hills Country Club
Las Cruces, NM
2125 SF - Design & Build, Spec House


Better Homes & Gardens Magazine
GRAND PRIZE AWARD WINNER
1600-2400 Sq. Ft. Residence

DESERT HUES, SWEEPING VIEWS
Innovative styling mated with energy efficiency cinched a first-place award
for this eye-catching rancho
in the New Mexico desert

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anthony & donna lopez residence
Lower Ranchitos, Taos, NM
2400 SF

 

 


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vista la joya
"View of the Jewel"
Las Cruces, NM
1880 SF - Design & Build

 

 

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guest house
210 El Salto Road
Taos, NM
600 SF - Design & Build

 

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This is a rental property inquire:

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valentine residence
Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
1680 SF - Design & Build

 



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dos vistas del sol
Las Cruces, NM
Design & Build, Spec House

 

 

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king residence
Pueblo, CO
2400 SF - Design

 

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miscellaneous

EARTHAVEN HOMES
A series of underground homes designed in conjunction with a developer in northern Indiana

CAUTION!  THIS HOUSE IS UNDERGROUND
- beware of trogolophobia -

 

 

 


The most themally efficient and cost effective method to insulate below ground in cold climates
"God is in the details"

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GRAHAM RESIDENCE

 

JOHNSON RESIDENCE


CASA NEVADA - caretakers house, Las Cruces, New Mexico

OLEKSY RESIDENCE - Retirement house, Las Cruces, New Mexico


KLOS RESIDENCE - Retirement house, Las Cruces, New Mexico

 

 

CASA ATREVIDA - Las Cruces, New Mexico

 

 

 

 

 

STRAW BALE CONSTRUCTION WORKSHOP - 1993
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208 el salto road
Arroyo Seco, NM
1550 SF - Design & Build

 

 

 

 

 

 





SKY BED AT NIGHT

The sleeping place, at the pinnacle of the home, required a panoramic view of the Rio Grande Valley, which eliminated the necessity of window shades for privacy.  The design attempts to create a blend of the rustic comfort of Southwest Style, combined with the pristine aesthetic of Japanese Landscaping.  The lighting cove beneath an overhanging platform gives a soft, indirect, ambient light in the room, with a glow similar to candlelight, without the fire risk and inconvenience.  The white marble river rock, imported from Indonesia, serves as a lighting reflector/diffuser.  The stones are intended to give a 'grounded' feel to the airy bed platform, and provide a sculpture of endless delight and imagination.  The total effect is intended to render the sleeping place as a sacred space.



"Resting in the bed, one floats in a pool of light, on a river of dreams"

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  HOT TUB & SPA ENVIRONMENTS

 


"There will never be great architecture without great patrons"

Sante Fe Style - Taos Design

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