House In Machalí / HLPS

© Marcos Mendizabal & Martín Labbé

Architects: HLPS – Carolina Portugueis, Martín Labbé
Location: Machalí,
Project area: 300 sqm
Project year: 2008 – 2011
Photographs: Marcos Mendizabal, Carolina Portugueis, Martín Labbé

© Marcos Mendizabal & Martín Labbé

House for a Family in the outskirts of Rancagua.

In the semiarid weather of the Central Valley of Chile, the aim of the project was to built an oasis a microclimate that allows the enjoy of being outside, but sheltered.

© Marcos Mendizabal & Martín Labbé

The operation of the proyect consists in the construction of a unitary cover that contains the program of the house and also a number of intermediate gloomy spaces.

Cite: "House In Machalí / HLPS" 09 Jan 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 23 May 2015. <>
  • Rhino

    Can we see the plans?