Ultra-Modern Desert Home
Tucked at the end of the road in The Summit Club community on the edge of Las Vegas, this ultra-modern desert home is an imposing monolithic structure punctuated by wide expanses of transparency. The simple massing and clean lines of the home’s facade are dominated by a horizontal emphasis in both materials and architectural design. The home is complimented perfectly by swaying palm trees, a lush golf course, and native landscaping that create an oasis in the desert environment. A backdrop of the classic red rock skyline of Las Vegas provides gorgeous views and iconic sunsets.
Stucco and small expanses of vertical siding accent stacked masonry construction which highlights the sense of rootedness emanating from the home. Solid, imposing walls are punctuated by small windows in a way that feels almost like the armament of a fortress. Juxtaposing this sense of density are substantial breaks of transparency provided by large-scale aluminum windows and doors. These aluminum glazing systems provide a sense of breath and airiness to the hulking mass. This ultra-modern desert home is an impressive feat of engineering, architectural design, and efficiency – especially considering the almost 23,000 square feet of living space.
Modern, elegant, and filled to the brim with luxury and convenience, this residence defines The Summit Club lifestyle. Along with the incredible main house, the estate includes a guest house with all of the comfort of home, a three-season room adjacent to the extensive outdoor pool, enough garage space to house a notable car collection, and a master suite fit for a king. Combine these features with a magazine-worthy wine cellar, theater room, and even elevator, this ultra-modern desert home offers every practical extravagance one can think of.
The A7 Series aluminum windows with triple-pane glazing were paired with custom-designed Ultra Lift and Slide doors to provide comfort, efficiency, and seamless design integration of fenestration products. Triple pane glazing units with high-performance spacers, low iron glass, multiple air seals, and a continuous thermal break make these windows and doors incomparable to the traditional aluminum window and door products of the past. Not to mention – these large-scale sliding doors have been fitted with motors hidden in the ceiling, which allow the doors to open flush into wall pockets at the press of a button.
This seamless aluminum door system is a true custom solution for a homeowner that wanted the largest expanses of glass possible to disappear from sight with minimal effort. The enormous doors slide completely out of view, allowing the interior and exterior to blur into a single living space. By integrating the ultra-modern desert home into the surrounding landscape, this residence is able to adapt and evolve as the seasons change – providing a comfortable, beautiful, and luxurious environment all year long.
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