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"Rancho-Modern". that is what the client asked for once they realized the "cottage-style" home they purchased didn't match their lifestyle or aesthetic desires. located in an older neighborhood near downtown las vegas, the clients challenged us to provide them with a 6500 square foot home that respected the essence of the homes that surrounded it.
we needed to create a modest looking home as seen form the street; a two-story modern box would not fit in. but inside, the house would have all the modern advantages of custom homes being built in the foothill neighborhoods where they currently lived. the house was designed around a central "spine" that connects the master suite and home office to the kids' bedrooms and kitchen. full-height glass sliding doors on both sides of the house open to the front and backyards allowing the house's interior to blur with the exterior courtyards and patios.