Publications and Media

The work of Line and Space has been published worldwide including the United States, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, Russia, Greece, Korea, and China. Projects are featured in over twenty books, two of which include case studies of their practice.


Wallach, Les. Informed– Prelude to Design.  China Architecture and Building Press. 2017.


Wallach, Les. Interview by Martin Despang. "The Best New Buildings in Hawaii - Human(e) Architecture Series Premier." ThinkTech Hawaii.  August 2016.



Miller, Rebeca T., and Barbara A. Genco, eds. "Better Library Design." Library Journal 2016: 148, 162. 



Flannery, John A., Smith, Karen M. Eco-Landscape Design. Springer Publishing. 2014. Cover. 



Lee Sun-A, editor; Lee Kyung-il, chief editor. “Idea Project / National Museum of Afgahanistan, Architect: Line and Space, LLC. “ 380, Architecture and Culture: Museums and Libraries. A&C Publishing, Jung Heung-chae, publisher. Seoul Korea. January 2013. Page 134–137. 

Bogdan, Tofan, Spencer, Brian A. American Organic Architecture – The Heritage of Frank Lloyd Wright. Editura Universitara “Ion Mincu” Bucuresti, 2013. Pages 118–119.

Flannery, John A., Smith, Karen M. Eco-Library Design. Springer Publishing. 2013. Pages 122–131. 

Hi-Design Publishing (editor). Sustainable & Green Building Volume 3: Cultural + Medical + Residence; Hi-Design Publishing, Dalian University of Technology Press. 2013. Pages preface #2 and 40–49. 

Saywell, James (editor), “Line and Space, Tucson, USA, [global perspective]”. Hinge; Architecture, Interior Design. Volume 218, Asia One Printing Limited, Hong Kong, November 2013, pages 78–83

“Sketches”, ark Magazine: Leinfelden, Germany; Publishing House Alexander Kock GmbH; January 2013.

Walker, Andy, PhD, PE. Solar Energy: Technologies and Project Delivery for Buildings. Wiley / John Wiley and Sons Publishing. 2013. Pages 281–285.



Archi+Scape! Dopress Books. April, 2012. Page 92–95. 

Bo Yuan Kong Jian. Forms and Meanings – The World’s Latest Top Cultural Architectures. Phoenix Publishing Limited. April, 2012. Page 268–271.

Parr, Gary L. “Project Interiors – Nature Center Enjoys the View”. Commercial Building Products. Volume 10, Number 9. BPA WorldWide Publishers. November/December 2012. Page 38. 

Quinn, Dale. “For $15.9 mil, you can can be anonymous in 25,000 sq.ft.Arizona Daily Star. Business, Real Estate. Section D. Sunday, January 22. Page D1 & D7.

Xuyang Liukun, Sun, Editor. Top One Landscape. Pace / Pace Books Limited. 2012. Pages 40–44.

Zhifeng, Yu, Editor. Top One Architecture. Pace / Pace Books Limited. 2012. Pages 480–484.



Deffenbaugh, Paul. Natural Metal, Natural Beauty.” Metal Architecture. July 2011. Pages 32–33.

Tang Art Design. Landscape of International Style – Locally Considered Historically Inspired; Tang Art Design. 2011: pg. 552–557.

Tianjin, Ifengspace. Architecture of Low Energy Consumption; Phoenix Publishing Limited. November, 2011: pg. 15, 232–237, 356–359.

Bing, Yu. The Making of New Chinese Urbanism; China Architecture and Building Press. October, 2011: pg. 168–177

Burton, Sarah. “Smart Design: Local Firms Come Out on Top in the 2010 America Institute of Architect’s Southern Arizona Design Awards.” Tucson Home. AIA Design Awards – ASID Interiors for Habitat. Madden Media Publications. Winter 2010–2011. Page 19.

Flannery, John A., Karen M. Smith. Eco-Urban Design. Boston Spa Media. October 17, 2011. Page 26–32. 

Hatfield, David, editor. “Architects Honor Line and Space”. The Daily Territorial, Volume 64, Number 231. State and Regional Briefs. Wick Communications Publishings. November 10, 2011. Page 44.

Nachazel, Caroline. “Worth Noting”. Arizona Daily Wildcat. Wednesday, January 19, 2011. Page 13.

Remsov, Trula H. “Profiles in Architecture. Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada CMU. CMACN Publications, July 2011, Awards Addition. Cover and Page 1. 

Strahan, David. McMillan, Katharine Kaye. Contemporary Villas: Dialogues with Nature. Schiffer. 2011. Pages 13–21.

Vanke Property Development. VegaVilla: My World, Your Words. FlaHalo. 2011. Pages 53–79 & 90–91.

Yohem, Roger. Investors Court Grubb & Ellis’; Line and Space Earns Best Architectural Honors.” Inside Tucson Business. Volume 21, Number 22. Inside Real Estate & Construction Section. November 4, 2011. Page 21.



Blair, Scott, editor. “Best of 2010”. Southwest Contractor. McGraw Hill Construction Publications, Volume 71, Number 7. December 2010. Page 33.

Buchholz, Jan. “Reading Rooms Recast: Valley Libraries getting Fresh Look with Sustainable High-tech Features.” Phoenix Bussiness Journal ( October 22, 2010. Page 21–22.

Fonk, Hans & Alaϊa, Editors. “the Wings of a Poetry Center“. ObJekt International; Living in Style, No. 52. Leimuiden Publications, Netherlands, Winter, 2010. Pages 146–149.

Gorsuch, Joyce. “Red Rock’s New Visitor Center: Bringing Green Technology to the Canyon”. BLVDS, Las Vegas, Issue 19. Page 32–35. 

Rodgers, Keith. “Displays Bring Nature to Fore: Grand Opening at Red Rock Visitors Center set for Today.” Las Vegas Review Journal, Nevada and the West, Section B. Saturday, April 10, 2010. Page A1, 1B & 5B. 

Kwan, Steven; Delehanty, Christy. “10 Resolutions for 2010”. Arizona Daily Wildcat, Section B, Wildlife. Wednesday, January 13, 2010. Page B1.

Taschen, Jodidio, Phillip. Public Architecture Now!; Taschen Publishing May 20, 2010: pg. 228–233. 

Van Meter, Eric. “Best of 2009: Design + Culture+Living”. Tucson Home. Winter 2009–2010. Page 30.

“Smart Design” Tucson Home Magazine. Winter 2010-2011. Page 19–20.

Attman, Osman. Green Architecture: Advanced Technologies and Materials, McGraw-Hill’s Greensource, 2010. Page 184–185.



“Best of 2009.” Tucson Home Magazine. Winter 2009. pg. 30, 66

Sustainable Architecture; MONSA Publishing, January 2009.

Blair, Scott, editor. Southwest Contractor. McGrawhill Construction Publications. Volume 70, Number 10. October 2009. Page 57.

Blair, Scott, editor. Southwest Contractor. McGrawhill Construction Publications. Volume 70, Number 12. December 2009. Page 59.

Cheek, Lawrence W. “Harmonious Assembly: Les Wallach – The Architect of Poets” Biz Tucson. Volume 1, Number 2. Summer 2009. Page 58–60.

Minguet, Josep, Maria, Editor. Vasquez, Oscar Mira. Bioclimatic Architecture: MONSA Publishing, 2009. Pages 60–67. 

Rosenfeld, Lucy, D. The Architect’s Garden: 45 Original Landscapes: Schiffer, 2009. Pages 112113.

Williams, Richard. Archipelago – Critiques of contemporary architecture and education. Osimo Press, April, 2009. Pg.232

Van Uffelen, Chris. Ecological Architecture. Braun Publishing 2009: pg. 218–221. 



Beal, Tom. “Big roof makes top 10.” Arizona Daily Star, Section D, Thursday, April 24, 2008. Page D1.

Galindo, Michelle, Editor. 1000X Architecture of the Americas. Braun / Verlagshaus Braun. 2008. Page 477.

Hogan P.E., Mark, editor. “Awards of Excellence & Honnor” Concrete Masonry Designs. National Concrete Masonry Association Publications. February 2008. Page 6–8.

Jin, Ray. “Quiet Landmark – Design for the New Poetry Center for the University of Arizona”. UA, Urbanism and Architecture, Works of Design. Number 47. August, 2008. Page 73–75.

Lockley, Walt. “Turn up the Volumes”. Desert Living, Modern Luxury for the Desert. Issue 71. City Publishing, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. April, 2008. Pages 106–107. 

McMahon, Kathy, editor. “New & Noteworthy”. Tucson Home Magazine, Volume 9, Number 4. Madden Media Publications. Spring 2008. Page 21.

Sears, Matt. “Firm Profile: Line and Space.” Perspective. The American Institute of Architect, Southern Arizona Chapter. November 2006. Page 7.

Trulsson, Nora Burba, editor. Sources + Design. D.J. Blount Publishing. January/February 2008. Page 69.

Trulsson, Nora Burba, editor. “Swatches”. Sources + Design. D.J. Blount Publishing. July/August 2008. Page 20.



Adria, Miquel; Gomeez-Pimienta, Bernardo; Castillo, Jose Manuel; et el. “AIA Arizona Design Awards 2008.” Design Award Winners, The American Institute of Architects, Arizona. McGraw Hill Construction Publications. Page 9.

Beaver, Robyn, Editor. The New 100 Houses: x 100 Architects: Images Publishing, 2007. Pages 56–57.

Blair, Scott, editor. Southwest Contractor. McGraw Hill Constrution. December 2007. Page 22.

Booth, Greg E. “Martha Briggs, Long Realty, Campbell Cliffs.” Tucson and Southern Arizona Builder/Architect. Volume 7, Number 3. Sun Media Publications, Parente, Genilee Swope, editor. March 2007. Pages 25–29.

Edwards, Vicki Collins. “Desert Sonata”. Scottsdale Magazine. Mummy Mountain Publishing. Number 11, Volume 31. July/Augest 2007. Pages 50–53.

Elvin, George. Integrated Practice in Architecture: Wiley / Wiley & Sons, USA. 2007. (CC, L&S)

Exline, Elizabeth. “Desert Sizzle – Raising Arizona”. Robb Report Vacation Homes. August/September 2007. Page 18.

Jin, Ray. “Design of the Cesar Chavez Branch Library”. UA Urbanism and Architecture. Number 34. July 2007. Page 66–71. 

Mauet, Sarah. “For the Love of Poetry.” Arizona Daily Star, Accent, Section E. Friday, August 17, 2007. Page E1 & E3. 

Paddison, Deborah. “Taking Pride”. IIDA Southwest Chapter 2007 Design Excellence Awards”. Sources + Design. Agate Publishing, LLC, Trulsson, Nora Burba, editor. July/August 2007. Pages 50–51.

Regan, Margret. “Poetry Collection is Heart and Soul of New Center.” The University of Arizona Alumnus. Volume 85/1. The University of Arizona Alumni Association Press. Fall 2007. Pages 33 & 34.

Sonnenberg, Elissa. “Dream On.” Arizona Daily Star, Parade. Sun CCliffs)

Monacell, Diane. “100 Degrees of Design.” Desert Living. July/August 2006. Page 48–49.

Trulsson, Nora Burba. “Site Specific.” Sources + Design­. March/April 2006. Page 66–69.

Reid, Betty. “Chavez Library Rises: South Mountain Branch on Track to Open This Summer”. The Arizona Republic, Community. Friday, January 13, 2006. Page 3.

Ringer, Colleen. “The Design of a Decade” Arizona Foothills. March 2006. Page 192–197.

“A Dream Home in the Desert” Luxury Real Magazine, Volume 06, Number 11. Winter 2006. Page 8–9.

“Top Ten Most Expensive Homes on the Market” Tucson Lifestyle. February 2006. Pages 74–75.



Boschetti, Joseph editor. Water Spaces, Volume 4 (Mulgrave, Victoria: Images Publishing Group, 2005) 48, 184.

Hechler, Pauline. Today, St. Gregory College Preparatory School. Summer 2005.

Lei, Jin. “Begin Where You Want To End”. UA, Urbanism and Architecture, Number 15. December 2005. Pages 66–78.

Marshall, Curtis. “Raising Arizona”. Wallpaper. September 2005. Pages 202–213.

Robinson, Jennifer. “Reality Show and Tell”. Architecture Las Vegas, Official Publication of the Las Vegas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. 2005. Page 14.

Dream Homes International 2005.0


Andrei, Tudor. “Ne Mutam In “Casele Verzi” (we are moving in green houses)”. Airport View. Bucharest Henri Conanda International Airport, Otopeni, Romania Publications. Marcu, Diana, Editor. Summer 2008. Page 63.

Barker, Scott. “Campbell Cliffs Notes.” Tucson Lifestyle. April 2004. Pages 104–115.

Elliott, Amy. “Magnum Opus”. Desert Living. Number 41 September/October 2004. Pages 66–71.

Frantzman, Seth J. “Tucson’s Real Estate Market Enter the Big Leagues, as a $417.5 million House Signifies.” Tucson Weekly. Guest Commentary, Opinion. May 27–June2, 2004. Page 7.

Hudak, John, editor. “Architects on Architecture”. Tucson Home Magazine. Madden Publishing. Fall 2004. Pages 94–108.

Jackson, Lincoln, editor (vice president/publisher). “On The Market: Exceptional Estates for Sale” The Robb Report Collection, Volume.03, Number 11. November 2004. Pages 14–15.

Lanier-Graham, Susan. “Line and Space: Integrating Art and Architecture.” Design and Architecture, Vol. 2 No. 4. May 2004. Page 32–41.

Tatusko, Mary Elizabeth, editor. “Campbell Cliffs at Cobblestone.” Significant Properties, Volume 7, Issue 7. 2004. Unnumbered.

Trulove, James Grayson. Sustainable Homes: 26 Designs that Respect the Earth. (New York, New York: Harper Collins Publishing: 2004) 24–29.

Regan, Margaret. “Saving At-Risk Architecture”. Tucson Weekly, Visual Arts. October 7–13, 2004. Page 36.

Sexton, Connie Cone. “Library breaks Ground on Cesar Chavez Branch.” The Arizona Republic, Section B. Friday, August 06, 2004. Page B4.

FADS: Furniture Art Designers Showcase 2004/2005 Showbook.

“Brick by Brick: Arizona’s Excellence in Masonry Architectural Awards” Sources + Design. January/ February 2004. Page 52–55



Briggs, Martha Scott. “Campbell Cliffs at Cobblestone.” Prestigious Properties of Arizona. Fall 2003 Issue. Page 2.

Crosbie, Michael J. Architecture for the Books (Mulgrave, Victoria: Images Publishing Group, 2003) 28–31.

Hait, Pam. “Lines and Space” Objekt: Living in Style, number 24, Volume 13, Number 1. Spring 2003. Page 26–34.

Trulsson, Nora Burba, “Swatches: Who’s Doing What, Where in the Design Industry.” Sources & Design. January/ February 2003. Page 16.



Nequette, Anne M. and R. Brooks Jeffery. A Guide to Tucson Architecture. (Tucson, Arizona: The University of Arizona Press, 2002)142, 172, 185, 225, 226, 237, 250.

Cheek, Lawrence W. “The Arizona School.” Architecture. May 2002. Page 87–127.



Juarez Jr., Macario. “$15 million will buy largest Tucson Home: 25,000-square-foot colossus in Catalina Foothills.” The Arizona Daily Star. Tuesday, Augest 14, 2001. Page A1 & A7.

Trulove, James Grayson. Hot Dirt Cool Straw (New York, New York:Harper Collins Publishing, 2001) 24-29, 174-179.

Nannini, Loni. “Building Tucson”. Tucson Home. Madden Preprint, LLC Publishing. Summer/Fall 2001. Pages Cover and 74-81.



Tucson Weekly Vol. 16, No. 48. February 9, 2000.



Hershberger, Robert. Architectural Programming & Predesign Manger. Mcgraw Hill Publishings. May 1, 1999. Page. 91, 92, 313

Bouknight, Joanne. The Kitchen Idea Book. Taunton Press, 1999. Pg. 53



Anderson, Judith. “Clean-line Perfection: Simplicity with a Scandinavian Touch”. The Arizona Daily Star, Home. Sunday, May 3, 1998. Page H1–H2.

 “Di Mambro, Antonio, Architettura Nel Deserto: Line and Space in Arizona” Space and Society No.81, January-March 1998: 16–41.

Greenberg, W. Jessie. “Rocks, Glass, Concrete, and Cow Dung.” Tucson Guide. Quarterly, Winter 1998. Pages 82–87.



Beaugureau, Danielle. “Arizona News”. Southwest Contractor. Volume 59, Number 6. January 1997. Page 33 & 34.

Trulsson, Nora Burba. “1996 AIA Arizona Design Award Winners” Sources + Design. Winter 1997. Pages 14–17.

Trulsson, Nora Burba. “Thinking Green”. Sources + Design. Summer 1997. Pages 16–21.



Beaugureau, Danielle. “Sonora Museum Building Saves Energy”. Architectural Record. November 1996. Page 14.

Beaugureau, Danielle. “Dazzling Desert Design”. Southwest Contractor. Volume 59, Number 4. McGraw Hill Publications. November 1996. Page 6–9.

Koor, Anna editor. “Through the Looking Glass.” Hinge, Volume. 26. 1996. Pages 56–57.

Miles, Candice. “Catalina Celebration”. Phoenix Home and Garden. PHG publishers. May 1996. Pages 38–41.

Tabor, Gail. Architects Name State’s Homes of the Year.” The Arizona Republic, Section AH, AZ Home. April 27, 1996. Page A1.

Walker, Thom. “Wallach wins honor for foothills home”. The Arizona Daily Star, Home Front. Sunday April 28, 1996.

Wallach, Les. “Two-part harmony”. Arizona Architect, Volume 2, Number 5. A Publication of AIA Arizona. Page 1 & 6.



Golden, Jack, editor. “Our Design Build Process.” Friends of Kebyar Volume 14.1, Number 60. September 1995-June 1996. Pages 17–19.

Marken, William R. editor. “Living with a Desert Landscape.” Sunset. October 1995. Page 126.

Crosbie, Michael J. “Putting Design Back in Design/Build.” Progressive Architecture. December 1995. Pages 54-61. 



Cheek, Lawrence W. “Mexico Reinterpreted: Cultural strength and mystery take fresh form in Tucson Home.” Phoenix Home and Garden. December 1994. Page 58-61.

Crosbie, Michael J. Green Architecture: A Guide to Sustainable Design (Washington: Rockport Publishers, Inc., 1994) 102–117. 



McCormick, Suzanne. “Cultural Harmony.” Arizona Daily Star, Home Section. February 28, 1993. Pages 1 &7.



Cheek, Lawrence W. “Riverbank Facelift: It’s Public Money Well-Spent When Even the Toilets Are Gorgeous.” The Tucson Weekly, By Design. June 17–23. Page 29.

Cheek, Lawrence W. “The Dotted Line: Architecture with a Sense of Place in the Desert”. Valley Guide. Quarterly, Summer/Spring 1992. Page 70–73.

Marinelli, Janet. “A Desert House” The Naturally Elegant Home: Environmental Style (Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown, and Company, 1992) 63–66.



Feirer, Mark, editor. “Annual Issue on Houses”. Fine Homebuilding Magazine, Number 66. The Tauton Press. Spring 1991. Page 82–87.

Urban, Stephanie. “Boyce Thompson Southwestern Arboretum – Visitor Center.” An Exhibition on Environmentally Conscious Architecture, The American Institute of Architects Committee on the Enviroment, AIA/ACSA Council on Architectural Research. Page 6–9.



“Concrete Masonry Residences.” Pictorial, National Concrete Masonry Association, Volume 46, Number 01. 1990.

Parham, Maria. “Essence of the Desert.” Arizona Daily Star, Home. October 21, 1990. Page 1 & 5.

Kender, Dorothy editor. “A New Visitor Center: Boyce Thompson Southwestern Arboretum.” Building Stone Magazine. March/April 1990. Page 30–33.



Lively, John, editor. “Special Issue on Houses.” Fine Homebuiling Magazine, Number 45. The Taunton Press. Spring 1988. Page 16.

Wahl, Margaret, “Homework: the 3 R’s”. Tucson Lifestyle. March 1988. Pages 68–73.



Lively, John, editor. “Desert Greenhouse.” Fine Homebuilding, Number 41. August/ September 1987. Page 36–40.



Cheek, Lawrence W. “Persuing Perfection, He Works Alone and Buidls His Designs.” Tucson Citizen. Focus, Section B. Tuesday Sptember 3, 1985. Page B1

Kender, Dorothy, editor. “An Uncommon Greenhouse”. Building Stone Magazine. July/August 1985. Page 17–19.

Leight, Charlie. “It’s Open House All Year Round”. The Arizona Daily Star, Home, Section G. Sunday, July 07, 1985. Page G1 & G12.

“Concrete Masonry Schools and Education Facilities.” Pictorial, National Concrete Masonry Association, Volume 41, Number 07. 1985.



Burba, Nora. “Uncommon: Greenhouse Grows out of Tucson’s Arroyo.” Phoenix Home and Garden. Number 4, Volume 4. February 1984. Pages 38–39.

“View room added on in Tucson.” Sunset. 1984. Page ER-462.



Platts, Linda. “Built to Blend.” The Arizona Daily Star, Home, Section J. Sunday, June 26, 1983. Page J1 & J9.

Platts, Linda. “Interior Design Center’s Look is Sweeping, Restful.” The Arizona Daily Star, Home, Section J. Sunday, November 20, 1983. Page J1 & J16.

“Cool and Moist Stone House for Orchids in Tucson.” Sunset. May 1983. Pages 156–157.



Buehl, Olivia, editor. “All-purpose room enjoys a canyon view.” Home April 1982. Pages 50–53.

Platts, Linda. “A Green Mansion Grew, Blossomed”. The Arizona Daily Star. Home, Section J, Sunday, September 19, 1982. Page J1



Platts, Linda. “Mountain View is Addition’s rason d’etre”. The Arizona Daily Star. Home, Section J. Sunday, November 29, 1981. Page J1

Lof, Joyce Anne. “Tucson Goes Underground”. Tucson Magazine. December 1981. Page 38–40.

Porter, Kathy. “An Ancient Idea Translates Into UltraModern Digs.” The Arizona Daily Star, Home, Section K. Sunday July 12, 1981. Page K1

Walker, Jenepher. “Solar Houses that Work in Hot or Cold Climates.” Hudson Home Magazine. March 1981. Page 34–39.



Alcott, Martha. “Earth-Sheltered Housing: How underground ‘ecology snobs’ keep a ceiing on rising energy bills.” The Arizona Daily Star, Home, Section J. Sunday, May 11, 1980. Page J1

Walker, Jenepher. “Making the Most of Your Master Bedroom.” Hudson Home Magazine. November 1980. Page 74.



 Alcott, Martha J. “One-room Design Opens up the Possibilities”. The Arizona Daily Star, Home, Section J. Sunday, October 7, 1979. Page J1.



Wallach, Les. “Plywood Boxes Support this Couch and Chair.” Sunset. Marken, William, editor. April 1978. Page 176.

“36 Homes from Tucson’s Top Builders.” Parade of Homes. 1978. Page 62.

“University Buildings.” CM Architecture, Volume 48, Number 05. 1978.