Sublime Environments

Sublime Environments

Exploring the relationship between architecture and the natural world, Phaidon’s Living in the Desert is a visually striking compilation of buildings situated against the stark backdrop of desert landscapes. Surveying 50 modern structures located across the US, Europe, Asia and Australia, it offers a unique insight into the challenges facing architects building in extreme environments.

From those designed to withstand harsh conditions to structures which blend seamlessly into the environment, the publication provides an insight into innovative construction methods and sublime design.

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1. Levin Residence, Ibarra Rosano Design Architects, 2012, Marana, AZ, USA. Image credit © Bill Timmerman (page 40)
3. Black Desert House, Oller & Pejic Architecture, 2013, Yucca Valley, CA, USA. Image credit © Marc Angeles (page 54)