rising from the rugged joshua tree desert, colourful ‘monument home’ opens to the general public

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multi-colored monument home in joshua tree, california

 

Only a mile from Joshua Tree Park in California, Josh Schweitzer’s historic Monument Home is open to the general public for the primary time. Enveloped by an enormous valley of boulders, the cubic retreat stands out from the rugged panorama with its multi-color exterior and trapezoidal openings. The form-driven abode is taken into account a modernist architectural icon that follows within the footsteps of Frank Lloyd Wright’s close by New Metropolis of Mentalphysics.


Monument Home takes form as three separate buildings, each coated in a distinct coloration

all photographs courtesy of Homestead Trendy

 

 

reflecting the pure environment

 

Designed by Josh Schweitzer in 1990, the home was constructed as a trip residence for the architect’s shut family and friends. The residence is taken into account a continuation of a wealthy custom of experimental and radical structure within the California excessive desert and has been featured on quite a few ebook and journal covers.

 

Monument Home consists of three separate buildings, every in a distinct coloration. Pale blues, greens, and reds adorn the modernist residence, which was constructed to mix into its environment by reflecting the colour palette of the pure panorama. The secluded residence encompasses a spacious main bedroom, a big front room with countless views, and a toilet with a conceit and walk-in bathe. Highlights additionally embrace a non-public yard with a hearth pit and scorching tub and a gazebo with an out of doors eating space. The just lately renovated house is now open to the general public and may be rented for at least two nights via the Homestead Trendy hospitality model (discover extra right here). 

emerging from the rugged joshua tree desert, colorful 'monument house' opens to the public
the multi-color abode is enveloped by an enormous valley of boulders

emerging from the rugged joshua tree desert, colorful 'monument house' opens to the public
pale shades of blue, inexperienced, and pink adorn the modernist home

emerging from the rugged joshua tree desert, colorful 'monument house' opens to the public
highlights embrace a non-public yard with a hearth pit



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