Taliesin West, arguably the most well known site in the area. Frank Lloyd Wright started the 'camp' in 1937 when his doctor suggested spending the winters in the southwest for his health. He would winter here until his death in 1959.
Laotse on the walls of the theater / gathering space: "The reality of the building does not consist in roof and walls but in the space within to be lived in"; A statement that's easy to forget in the planning and design of a building.
blog of Martha Stewart who was allowed to take photos in areas that we weren't right around the same time I visited! If you find yourself in the Phoenix / Scottsdale area make sure to check out Taliesin West!