La Espina rests along a southwest facing ridge with challenging but exciting geography, geology, and vistas. This project exemplifies how a challenging site can be advantageous to creative design.
Abiquiu, New Mexico
Designed to overlook a south facing cliff edge in Northern New Mexico, the Fontanrosa/Ornelas Residence employs a unique plan and equally unique masonry construction that is a direct expression of the occupants and the sacred surrounding geography.
JIN ZHU- Vasher Studio/Home
Placitas, New Mexico
Max Vasher designed and built Jin Zhu as the permanent studio and residence of both he and wife, Artist Jennifer Vasher. From backhoe excavation to concrete formwork to furniture design and construction, Jin Zhu is a complete composition constructed entirely by Max himself.
U K'UX KAJ- Azulik Design Competition Entry
Tulum is on the cutting edge of boutique hospitality and resort design. Max's design entry for the 2020 Roth Azulik Design Competition is a fine example of how that edge can produce a sublime and unique experience for the occupant.