Modern Phoenix Neighborhood Network

The Carstens Residence | 2014

Architect: Merz Project (now Shepley Bulfinch) with Build Inc.
Year: 2014
Completion: 100%
The Carstens Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017When a remodel on an original Beadle tract home went wrong years ago, the property was condemned and had to be leveled. This posed an opportunity for the next set of land owners to take their time and conceive a brand new build in the middle of this historic setting. The Carstens Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017The Carstens Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017
A large privacy door hides a narrow and shady entry court with butterfly garden. Massive concrete walls support the core and a shroud of glass sheaths the exterior. The Carstens Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017The Carstens Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017The Carstens Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017The home office is partially integrated into the great room, keeping everyone casually connected. Each family member has their own closet in the entryway (pets included!) keeping clutter out of sight. The Carstens Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017The Carstens Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017The Carstens Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017A dramatic expanse of glass captures views of the Phoenix Mountains Preserve from the lofty playroom. The Carstens Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017The Carstens Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017The Carstens Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017 The Carstens Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017 The Carstens Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017The Carstens Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017 The Carstens Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017The Carstens Residence on the Modern Phoenix Home Tour 2017

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