Assemblage house: Randy Polumbo's rock and glass house was built from cement, stones and reclaimed materials.

Assemblage house: Randy Polumbo’s rock and glass house was built from cement, stones and reclaimed materials.


JOSHUA TREE — “Some of the most grandiose and uncanny pieces of desert art aren’t hanging in local homes. They are the homes. Using stones, concrete and an assemblage of recycled and found objects, Randy Polumbo created the rock and glass house — or as some call it, the “trash house” — in Joshua Tree. The home is representative of the area’s signature art movement, using glass bottles, scrap metal, reclaimed windows, used military ammunition cases and anything else Polumbo could weld or meld into the structure.

Polumbo describes the home as “an art project meant to sustain life.” The home boasts an outdoor shower, a hanging chair made from a metal water tank, an outdoor rock pool and recycled objects used as fixtures throughout the interior rooms.”

Read more at the source: High Desert Star.com


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