Each home is the expression of ideas shared by owner and architect, and each captures the unique character of its setting.

Broad roofs provide shade in summer and let winter sun in to warm the interior. Carefully positioned windows frame the best views and illuminate the interior with daylight. Natural ventilation takes advantage of the breezes produced by the topography and microclimate. Rooms merge with gardens, creating a variety of outdoor experiences. Building form and authentic materials blend with the landscape.

"Knoell & Quidort's work embraces the landscape and region of the Sonoran Desert. It is what Arizona living should be about—the craft of building contemporary living spaces, sensitively sited, that are warm and inviting, with a connection to nature."—Christy Ten Eyck, FASLA