Arrowhead Las Vegas, 2009

If one only relied on Lao Tzu’s claim “The excellence of a dwelling is in its site,” all would be said in regard to the this residence. The site at The Ridges (former Howard Hughes property) is a front line promontory affording arguably the best panoramic view of the Strip, desert, and mountains in Las Vegas. And then there are the gardens: carefully landscaped with a desert palette, but functional with greensward, fruit trees, herb garden and specimen plantings, each selected to be draught tolerant and environmentally compatible. Yet this is just the setting for a dialogue of serious works of art, architecture, and landscape which as a piece affords a most comfortable and sophisticated lifestyle - a lifestyle which clearly re-defines, on a more conscious level, the meaning of residential luxury in the desert.read more

$14,500,000.