The project is an adaptive reuse of a late 50’s Spanish ranch within the early Paradise Valley subdivision, Casa Blanca Estates. The homeowners desired a “Santa Barbara Style” which would work with the original Spanish eclectic character as much as possible. Rather than the large volumes created by high ceilings, the clients wanted the design […]
Johnson Bank’s desire was to portray a very traditional image of established wealth. The design, influenced both by early Arizona territorial buildings and by selected features of Pueblo Revival design, is characterized by a flat roof version of Spanish colonial design, expansive decks, and a tower with many stones the full thickness of the wall.