Jackrabbit Wash / Aaron D'Innocenzo

Jackrabbit Wash / Aaron D'Innocenzo
Jackrabbit Wash / Aaron D'Innocenzo  - Windows
Courtesy of Aaron D’Innocenzo
San Bernardino, United States
  • Architects: Aaron D'Innocenzo
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  148
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2012
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers :  Danze

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Text description provided by the architects. This house was designed and hand built entirely by the owner as his first major project after graduating with a Master in Architecture. It is located in the Mojave Desert near Joshua Tree, California.

Jackrabbit Wash / Aaron D'Innocenzo  - Lighting, Table, Beam
Courtesy of Aaron D’Innocenzo

As a result of its passive solar design, the house is able to heat and cool itself year-round, with no external energy input from traditional HVAC systems.

Jackrabbit Wash / Aaron D'Innocenzo  - Table, Sofa, Windows, Lighting, Chair, Beam
Courtesy of Aaron D’Innocenzo

In many ways, this house is the antithesis of Le Corbusier’s concept of a house as a “machine for living in”, as it is highly site-specific, extremely energy efficient, does not rely upon HVAC systems for temperature control, and nearly every element was designed and hand crafted specifically for this house.

Jackrabbit Wash / Aaron D'Innocenzo  - Chair, Windows
Courtesy of Aaron D’Innocenzo

The project took nearly eight years to complete as all of the construction was done by the owner/architect himself. No contractors, sub-contractors, or daily helpers were involved.

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Cite: "Jackrabbit Wash / Aaron D'Innocenzo " 28 Jun 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/392854/jackrabbit-wash-aaron-d-innocenzo> ISSN 0719-8884

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