Architect William F. Cody was reliably prolific visionary desert modernist with works ranging from Arizona, to Cuba and Hawaii. Daughter Catherine Cody, Don Choi and Jo Lauria discuss how his legacy lives on in the built environment he left behind.
There is something about the desert that makes you want to spend time relaxing, observing and exploring. The colors and smells of the landscape, and the harsh yet beautiful environment where life surprisingly exists, among rocks and cacti, all contribute to this fascination. The architecture and interior design of these hospitality and residential projects perfectly capture the unique character of deserts across the West and Southwest.
Cade Hayes and Jesus Robles, the principals of DUST, based in Tucson, Arizona created the Tucson Mountain Retreat that perfectly meshes with the natural backdrop of the Sonoran Desert.
Even by Studio Rick Joy’s standards, Tubac House is of uncommon stature. Located south of Tucson, roughly 25 miles from the northern Mexico border, the project exploits and explores a relationship to worlds both immediate and distant.
With a passion for golf, martial arts and the business of real estate, Stephen Haw has received every accolade and award in the industry. But what drives Stephen and makes him unique is his “human touch” approach to the business – it’s the thing that will never be displaced by the continued disruptive technology and automation happening in the industry.