Gallery: Discreet Desert Eco Homes Planned for the Mojave Desert

The 15-acre plot of land set aside for this desert home community has been subdivided into 18 plots, each almost 1 acre in size. In order to minimize disturbance to the desert landscape, roads and driveways have been sited discreetly and paved naturally.

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  1. Holcim Awards January 7, 2011 at 7:25 pm

    This is an admirable project, trying to balance environmental needs with human inhabitation. Great effort although I do agree with mhuffman’s comment. However, this would be an ideal submission to the Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction.

  2. mhuffman January 7, 2011 at 12:55 pm

    wouldn’t a clustered design be better? that would really cut down on the invasion of roads and sriveways and leave the majority of the land untouched.

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