Modern Phoenix The Beadle Archive

Three Fountains
by Alfred Newman Beadle

Three Fountains by Al Beadle in Phoenix, ArizonaThree Fountains by Al Beadle in Phoenix, ArizonaThree Fountains employed the principles Beadle learned from drafting The Triad Case Study Apartments to a larger scale. Similar to The Boardwalk of the same era, Three Fountains is based off a modular grid system and successfully blurs the line between indoor and out, yet rises two stories tall instead.
Three Fountains by Al Beadle in Phoenix, ArizonaThe complex is aptly named for the three fountans that grace the entry walk.
Three Fountains by Al Beadle in Phoenix, ArizonaThe shade concept is orginals but the materials have been repalced.
Three Fountains by Al Beadle in Phoenix, ArizonaFive foot Beadle Balls provide lighting along the walk.
Three Fountains by Al Beadle in Phoenix, Arizona
Three Fountains by Al Beadle in Phoenix, Arizona
Three Fountains by Al Beadle in Phoenix, Arizona
Strips of colored glass flank the front doorway and are featured on the back side of the building, letting in a wash of colored light to the interiors.
Three Fountains by Al Beadle in Phoenix, ArizonaThree Fountains by Al Beadle in Phoenix ArizonaThree Fountains by Al Beadle in Phoenix ArizonaThe living room features floor to ceiling windows that draw the eye to the private courtyard beyond, which is an extension of the public space. This space is visible upon first entering the home, below.Three Fountains by Al Beadle in Phoenix, Arizona
Three Fountains by Al Beadle in Phoenix, ArizonaThree Fountains by Al Beadle in Phoenix, ArizonaThree Fountains by Al Beadle in Phoenix, ArizonaBedroom windows span edge to edge.
Three Fountains by Al Beadle in Phoenix, Arizona
Exterior photos ©2013 Modern Phoenix
Interior photos ©2016 Matt Winquist
Thanks to Richard Jensen for photographs of his unit