I collect a LOT of desert residence images. I either take them myself or steal them from the web. Here are a few that I've actually used in my art.
Its lovely to see what creative freedom can produceThank you laf. That also made me feel good, the thing about the personality. I tend to think of the painting bits as little personalities, like how the painted paper and the fabric shapes come (interact) together.
The codes out here for building are very lax in comparison to the city, so people get pretty creative with their houses here.