Diamond in the Rough: Albert Frey’s Desert Masterpiece
Walk with us through the architect’s iconic Palm Springs home — boulder and all — and find out how it came to be
Colin Flavin | Houzz Contributor
I went to Palm Springs in February expecting to enjoy the exuberant midcentury homes on display for Modernism Week. What really caught my eye was something very different: a modest house perched on a rocky slope on the outskirts of town, designed by architect Albert Frey.
A giant boulder original to the site separates the home’s living and dining areas from the bedroom. Photo from Dan Chavkin