Tucson homes designed and built by architect David Tyson

David Tyson Architect of Desert Contemporary Homes

About David Tyson’s work

David Tyson was an architect who designed beautiful, quality, contemporary residential and commercial buildings throughout Tucson. His work is easily recognizable with the use of massive rectilinear horizontal roof-lines (sometimes with recessed geometric patterns), wood window framing, stucco construction, contemporary wood doors, interiors with natural stone materials, and a contemporary style that blends well with the southwestern desert environment of Tucson.

There's 2 Tyson designed neighborhoods side by side at Prince east of Campbell.
Prince Court and Prince Village are 2 Tyson designed neighborhoods that sit side-by-side at Prince Road east of Campbell Avenue. Tyson often used a motif of recessed squares within the wide horizontal roof-line.

One of the beautiful homes in the little development called Miraval Place. David Tyson also designed some A-frame style homes as well as his more typically 'block-y' style.
One of the beautiful homes in Miraval Place neighborhood which has about 8 Tyson designed homes tucked into Catalina Foothills Estates area.

About David Tyson

Tyson was born in Asheville, North Carolina in 1940. He attended the University of North Carolina. He became an active architect in the Tucson area from the early 1970s until his death in 2008. In his decades long career, he designed many homes in Tucson, in addition to several office buildings and shopping centers. But his residential projects are where his talents truly shined.

Quality construction and design no matter the project size

David Tyson designed homes that ranged from large custom homes to more modest townhouse and single family residential communities. The sizes of the structures and lot sizes may have been diverse, but the use of quality materials, and well-thought-out spaces are apparent in all of his work.

A few of the locations for Tyson designed homes

Many Tyson homes are in some of Tucson’s most sought after neighborhoods, including: Tucson Country Club Estates, Catalina Foothills Estates, La Reserve, Pima Canyon, Skyline Country Club Estates, Skyline Bel Air Estates, La Paloma, Naranja Ranch, Hacienda Del Sol Estates, Flecha Caida, and many more.

David Tyson designed this townhome community called Country Club at the River. It's near the Tucson Racquet Club with it's streets named after famous tennis players.
David Tyson designed this townhome community called Country Club at the River. It’s near the Tucson Racquet Club which is why it’s streets are named for famous tennis players.

One of about eight homes in the Tyson designed Paseo de los Altos neighborhood in Northwest Tucson.
One of about eight homes in the Tyson designed Paseo de los Altos neighborhood in Northwest Tucson.

David Tyson homes for sale

Homes for sale in subdivisions designed by David Tyson

Tyson designed many small subdivisions in town as well. From some consisting of only a few homes, to larger neighborhoods.


Other David Tyson architect designed homes for sale


Prince Court is a David Tyson designed neighborhood near Prince and Campbell.
Prince Court is a David Tyson designed neighborhood near Prince and Campbell.

David Tyson designed neighborhood: Paseo de los Altos
The entrance to the David Tyson designed neighborhood: Paseo de los Altos, near Oracle Road and Orange Grove Road.

Miraval Place is another Tyson designed neighborhood tucked into Catalina Foothills Estates area near Skyline and Campbell.
The entrance of Miraval Place, a Tyson designed neighborhood tucked into Catalina Foothills Estates area near Skyline and Campbell.

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