A neutral paver driveway leads up to a gorgeous southwestern-inspired home with stucco walls and terracotta roof tiles. Desert landscaping, full of cacti and pebbles, reflects and takes full advantage of the Arizona surroundings.
Instead of stealing the spotlight, this modern home in Scottsdale, Ariz. uses a streamlined, one-story design to keep all eyes on its desert surroundings. As a result, guests who follow the paved driveway can admire tall saguaro plants and see Pinnacle Peak in all its glory.
The back of this Southwestern home boasts a huge and beautifully designed flagstone patio that includes multiple seating areas, an outdoor kitchen, infinity edge pool, spa and immaculate views of the Arizona landscape.
The design provides a seamless transition from the indoors to the outdoors. A retractable door helps merge the two spaces together so that a gorgeous view of the Arizona landscape is put on full display.
Twinkling lights beneath the surface of this infinity pool give it the appearance of a starry night sky. Add the sun setting over the Southwestern Arizona landscape and you have an ambiance that's hard to beat.
Beautiful neutral pavers create a welcoming patio that overlooks stunning Arizona views. Blue tile is used around the pool area for a brilliant pop of color, and southwestern-inspired tiles border the patio. Desert landscaping brings life to the space.
The contemporary home is located in the serene Sonoran Desert in Scottsdale, Ariz. The home's roof, with its massive overhangs, is engineered to capture rainwater and strategically distribute it as a natural watering system to the surrounding landscape.
This phenomenal home, located in the Sonoran Desert in Scottsdale, Ariz., boasts architecturally significant roof lines that are positioned to maximize natural daylight while minimizing glare and solar heat gain.
For this Arizona property, which won an award from the Arizona chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, the design of a courtyard fence fits with the neighborhood's setting in a gritty industrial area. The owners are artists, craftsmen and Arizona natives. The project was by Steve Martino Landscape Architect.
Millennials are interested in outdoor spaces that provide a fantastic experience to socialize, to be alone and to commune with nature. In the Eastmark community in Arizona, the parks boast fire pits and moveable furniture and are designed to be extensions of front yards, according to design firm AndersonBaron, an Arizona American Society of Landscape Architects 2015 winner.
A water channel creates a visual axis from the entrance of the patio to the homeowner's prized Kaneko ceramic sculpture. The award-winning landscape design by Steve Martino brings a water feature to the land-locked Arizona property.