F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects

Designed in 2012 by Studio AR+D Architects, this beautiful 5,300 sq ft residence is situated in Indian Wells, California, United States.

F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects
F-5 Residence by Studio AR+D Architects

Description by Studio AR+D Architects

Located in Indian Wells, California, the 5,300 sq. ft. F-5 Residence is set on a relatively flat, valley site with expansive mountain views. The one-story home maximizes the available land and creates a constant connection between the homes interior and the landscape. The material palette includes board-formed concrete, corten steel, and Ipe wood siding.

Landscape is a range of native and drought-tolerant plantings, composed into reflective foreground spaces before the views to the nearby foothills and Mount Indio beyond. The yucca, cactus, palms, and boulders in the outdoor living spaces generate a contemplative, sculptural yet habitable poetry.

Photography by Michal Utterback

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