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Los Leones Stables / Pablo Lamarca & Tomás Swett

  • Architects: Pablo Lamarca & Tomás Swett
  • Location: Los Leones, Osorno, Chile
  • Architects: Pablo Lamarca & Tomás Swett
  • Structural Engineering: Alex Popp
  • Area: 455.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2009
  • Photographs: Courtesy of pablo lamarca & tomás swett

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From the architect. The task was to Develope stable amenities for Frisona horses, including cleaning, saddle, sickbay rooms and offices.

In order to allow an easy growth of the horses farm, the design was based in a repeatable module frame which allows to hold structure for the walls and roofs of the stable.

Courtesy of  pablo lamarca & tomás swett
Courtesy of pablo lamarca & tomás swett

The Project was designed taking into consideration the weather conditions of the site (3000 mm average rainfall) and the necessity of generating a protected space, but which at the same time allows appropriate ventilation. The Project considers a big Metallic roof supported by the wooden frames and covered in three faces for rain isolation.

Courtesy of  pablo lamarca & tomás swett
Courtesy of pablo lamarca & tomás swett

The modular stables are organized like contiguous wood boxes under a covered space.

Courtesy of  pablo lamarca & tomás swett
Courtesy of pablo lamarca & tomás swett

It is possible to define the Project as a big twisted Square frame under which a programatic extruded cube is allocated. One module is devoted to the estables, the other to the offices and in the space created between both it is the saddle room. The position of both modules consider the landscape of the site and the old trees in the surroundings.

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