Metamorphosis 1 / Jose Ulloa Davet + Delphine Ding

  • 08 Feb 2009
  • Houses Selected Works

Project: Metamorfosis 1, Renovation of a wooden house
Location: Tunquén,Casablanca,
Architects: Renewal ( 2008) José Ulloa Davet, Delphine Ding
Original House (1990): Pedro Salas
Construction Supervision: Danio Ulloa Azocar
Engineering: Teknoingeniería Ltda
Carpenter: Pablo Montoya
Project year: 2007-2008
Photographs: José Ulloa Davet

The project is organized according to a new helical path which, through the extension of an existing deck and the overhang of the new room, allows the user to go up to two new panoramic terraces on the house.

The skin on the project is designed as an autonomous unit, through modulated square openings with measures based on a 30 cms. module and a skin with a changing rhythm.

New areas of the house blend into the existing through the ventilated timber skin. Whose function is to avoid accumulations of water and moisture in the structure wall.

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