A Breath of Fresh Air: Natural Materials Help Create a New Mexico Home

A husband-wife designer-builder team relies on natural materials and a tradition of craftsmanship to create their healthy New Mexico home.

A rice paper screen in the ceiling diffuses the light from two skylights by day and electric lighting by night. Robert found the ponderosa pine “elephant trunk” beam in the woods; Paula says it’s a tribute to his fine craftsmanship.
Photo By Laurie Dickson