The Desert House is located in Desert Hot Springs, located west of town on a hill with commanding views back towards Palm Springs and the San Jacinto Mountain Range. Prefab construction. It is currently offered for sale as a short sale for $599,000.
Acido Dorado is located in Joshua Tree. Through the innovative use of concrete, mirror and metal melds itself into the stark but dramatic landscape in a way that makes it seem as if it just belongs. This home is in a rental program and has been used for fashion shoots all of which you can see by following the link provided above.
The itHouse is located above Pioneer town, the funky, hip former western movies set located just west of Yucca Valley. The house is off the grid and is partially powered by solar panels.
All of these properties show out of the box thinking in both materials and design and are a breath of fresh air. With the current movement and popularity of Green technologies we are sure to see more structures with these elements in the Desert soon.