“Set in the remote and harsh high desert landscape of Idaho, Outpost is an artist live/work studio and sculpture garden for making and displaying art. An important aspect of the complex is the protected paradise garden, which is separated from the wild landscape by thick masonry walls. The materials used in the structure, including concrete block, car-decking, and plywood, require little to no maintenance, and are capable of withstanding the extreme weather that characterize the desert’s four seasons.” – Tom Kundig
Tom Kundig is one of the most recognized architects in North America. He has received some of the nation’s highest design awards, including a National Design Award in Architecture Design from the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, an Academy Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a total of 37 American Institute of Architects awards. In 2012, his project, The Pierre, was named Best of Competition by the International Interior Design Association’s Interior Design Awards. In 2011, Princeton Architectural Press released Tom Kundig: Houses 2, the follow up to the 2006 book, Tom Kundig Houses, one of the Press’s bestselling architecture books of all time.
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