Old Hollywood Desert Modernism Meets Modular Shipping Container Homes
Palm Springs a mere 2 hours from Los Angeles, Orange county and San Diego has been a hot bed of modern contemporary architecture since the 1920’s when visionary modernist architects designed sleek, modern homes that have embraced the desert environment. These homes are known as Desert Modernism homes and have been home to many of Hollywood royalty including Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., George Hamilton, Bob Hope, Albert Einstein Bing Crosby, Kirk Douglas, Cary Grant, and Jack Benny
Desert Modernism design are homes that have a lot of glass, clean lines, and contemporary features while focusing on outdoor/indoor living to take advantage of the fabulous desert weather The style grew out of the architects use of inventive materials, modern construction techniques, new technologies ..Which today includes Prefab homes, Modular Homes and Shipping Container Homes – all which have elements of Desert Modernism such as contemporary designs with modern construction techniques that are not only cost effective , but are much faster to build and have less impact on the environment and neighborhoods.
A lot of the old homes have been restored to their original glory and are featured in the annual Modernism Week which celebrates the midcentury modern designs in Palm Springs.
Today’s architects are utilizing the same features of the desert to build new classic homes with new construction methods that will become part of Modernism Week tours for the next Century.
Contact US Modular Home Builders to discuss your Palm Springs home and get ready to join the likes of Frank and Dean and Sammy and Bing – all who enjoyed living a the desert lifestyle in a Desert Modern home.