Small Adobe Houses

Small Adobe Houses

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Regina Yunghans
Jul 13, 2010

Adobe houses have long been built in desert climates to mediate between the large swing between hot daytime and cold nighttime temperatures. Their solid, thick walls inform their architecture so distinctly, both inside and out:

The gallery above includes some beautiful interiors and exteriors of (mostly) small, adobe-construction homes. We love the vaulted interior of the fifth image and the soft, mottled walls of the third. Take a look and let us know what you love about adobe.

(Images: Kathy Burns-Millyerd/House Design Ideas, The Adobe House, Tim Street-Porter/Architectural Digest, Learning Around the World, Cal-Earth)

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