Skip to Navigation Skip to Content

Additional Resources

Read the case study from Bil Taylor Associates Inc. Contact Bil Taylor at 520.792.9544 and [email protected] and Quetzalli Bartholomaei, RLA, ASLA of Blue Mesa Studios at 520.624.0500 and [email protected]

Read the September 10, 2006 Roof makes you green with envy by Allie Bell from

The Riverfront Residence project was completed on June 9, 2003. Designer’s Intent: Mitigate run-off, self-shading effect of plants, visibility from road, aesthetics from within the house.

Grant: ADEQ matching funds grant.

Awards: 2005 AIA/Tucson Lifestyle “Home of the Year” Award; 2005 Arizona Department of Water Resources & Tohono Chul Park Judges Xeriscape Award; 2004 Southern Arizona AIA Merit Award.

Sarnafil Roofing
Lightweight soil mix – 5″ deep
Desert plants – Grasses and flowering groundcovers designed and specified by Blue Mesa Studios.


Our Sponsors