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  7. Bahia Azul House / Felipe Assadi + Francisca Pulido

Bahia Azul House / Felipe Assadi + Francisca Pulido

  • 11:00 - 25 August, 2015
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
Bahia Azul House / Felipe Assadi + Francisca Pulido
Bahia Azul House / Felipe Assadi + Francisca Pulido, © Fernando Alda
© Fernando Alda

© Fernando Alda © Fernando Alda © Fernando Alda © Fernando Alda +34

  • Architects

    Felipe Assadi , Francisca Pulido
  • Location

    Los Vilos, Los Vilos, Coquimbo Region, Chile
  • Collaborator

    Alejandra Araya
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Fernando Alda
© Fernando Alda

From the architect. The house in Bahía Azul is a stance towards designing on a slope. 

Or rather, it is the synthesis of such a stance, a pavilion that is slanted to take in the slope of the hillside where it is located, with the program developed on several semi-levels that are internally related – horizontally, of course – taking into account that the house has two opposing readings: the interior, where life happens in a more or less conventional space, in which the views are arranged by a series of openings on an external wall to the enclosure of the house. 

© Fernando Alda
© Fernando Alda
Plan
Plan
© Fernando Alda
© Fernando Alda

And the exterior, in which the synthetic, abstract object, builds the place from the tension produced by the diagonal opposite to the irrevocable horizontality of the sea. The openings, from afar, acquire a different relevance than they would as mere windows. 

© Fernando Alda
© Fernando Alda
Sketch
Sketch
© Fernando Alda
© Fernando Alda

They deform the object, turning it into a sort of ruin, without detail, accessories or further developments after the initial synthesis.

© Fernando Alda
© Fernando Alda
Cite: "Bahia Azul House / Felipe Assadi + Francisca Pulido" [Casa Bahia Azul / Felipe Assadi + Francisca Pulido] 25 Aug 2015. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/772415/bahia-azul-house-felipe-assadi-plus-francisca-pulido/>
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