House for St. George, Utah

Verl Ancel Adams

This house is situated on a hillside that overlooks a scenic desert landscape. The structure opens up to and frames views to the south, while maintaining a low profile to the north. Overhangs screen direct summer sun and operable clerestory openings provide natural light and ventilation throughout the house. A subterranean court creates security and privacy for a lap pool, and a covered patio and private sun decks provide outdoor spaces that take advantage of the views.

South Elevation

North Elevation

Lap Pool

Sun Deck