Dylan Pero

Dylan Pero

Brooklyn, NY, US


The Nest - Shelter for the Sonoran Desert

Published in Architect Magazine - https://www.architectmagazine....

Temporary Shelter in the Sonoran Desert designed to be inhabited from March to May (a period which yields 0" of rain in this climate) then left to naturally degrade / become a habitat for native species. An adaptive reuse project of a preexisting shelter, primarily constructed from sisal rope and salvaged biomass. Built on the grounds of the world heritage site at Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West. 

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Status: Built
Location: Scottsdale, AZ, US
My Role: Designer & Builder
Additional Credits: Aaron Betsky (Thesis Advisor) Lloyd Natof (Construction Advisor) Taliesin Students (Building Labor Support)

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