Gallery: Rammed Earth Tucson Mountain Retreat is Intimately Connected w...

This lovely rammed earth home is surrounded by giant Saguaro cacti in the Sonoran Desert. The Tucson Mountain Retreat by local firm DUST is an exercise in connected living with the environment. Low-impact construction works in conjunction with solar passive design to create an environmentally friendly home. The home features rammed earth walls made from local soil, and it collects its own rainwater for use on the property.

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