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Tucson Lifestyle Home and Garden features Mercado home.

Our clients’ lovely Mercado home graces the cover of the August 2014 Tucson Lifestyle Home and Garden magazine.  The accompanying article highlights their lush plantings, outdoor living spaces, and eco-friendly features,  as well as the colonial Mexican influence of the architecture, finish details and decor. …

It takes a village

The Mercado District is featured in the latest edition of 3StoryMagazine.  3StoryMagazine  is a monthly online publication which reports on Tucson’s thriving design, architecture and arts scene.   “It Takes a Village” celebrates the unique manner in which the design of the Mercado District’s homes and…

WWII Memorial Unveiled

PureBuild Inc. was privileged to participate in the creation of the WWII Memorial honoring Tucson and Pima County veterans of WWII.   The rammed earth base supports bronze plaques listing the names of soldiers who died serving our country in this conflict.  The compass imbedded in…

New photos of our work at Central Arizona College

Images of PureBuild’s recent work at Central Arizona College have been added to our rammed earth portfolio page.  SmithGroup architects selected exposed rammed earth for the wall systems of the new library and meeting room at the Maricopa Campus.

A continuity of construction methods.

PureBuild recently built rammed earth walls for the Visitors Center at Mesa Grande Cultural Park. The site, located in Mesa, AZ, contains an earth temple mound and ruins of earth walls stabilized by caliche originally constructed by the Hohokam between 1100-1400 AD. Images of the…

US Airways celebrates Tucson

US Airways in-flight magazine celebrates Tucson in its December Issue.  PureBuild is among the area businesses featured (page 103), with special emphasis on our work in the Mercado District.  Other local businesses spotlighted include the Green Valley Pecan Company, the Madaras Gallery, the Miraval Resort…

Tucson Lifestyle features PureBuild house

The November 2012 issue of the Tucson Lifestyle Home & Garden spotlights a PureBuild house in their Custom Homes Idea Guide (page 42).  In this Tucson mountain residence, our clients’ extensive collection of books and indigenous art was taken into account during the design process. …

Tom Wuelpern discusses positive trends in real estate on Money Matters.

Tom Wuelpern was a featured guest on KNST’s Money Matters. Tom discusses surviving the economic downturn, positive trends in the real estate market and how our Mercado District project is benefiting from renewed interest downtown Tucson. Tom’s interview begins 48 minutes into the program. http://www.knst.com/player/?station=KNST-AM&program_name=podcast&program_id=MoneyMatters.xml&mid=22146860

Rammed Earth Development is now PureBuild

We are excited to announce our new company name, “PureBuild.” We incorporated in 1994 as Rammed Earth Development Inc. and have been privileged to collaborate with our clients. We create homes of enduring beauty in harmony with our unique climate, culture and architectural heritage. To…

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