Facing Southwest


A colorful exploration of the life and work of Santa Fe architect John Gaw Meem.

Regarded as the leading southwest architect of his time, John Gaw Meem brought the Santa Fe style to its peak in the 1920s and 1930s. With original drawings, floor plans, and stunning color photographs, this book explores Meem's signature design elements and numerous examples of his unique Spanish- and Pueblo-influenced residences. 176 color and 100 black-and-white illustrations