Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty Concentration / FJL + Desarrollo Integral de Proyectos

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Architects: FJL + Desarrollo Integral de Proyectos
Location: Independencia, Santiago,
Architect In Charge: Francisco Javier Leiva
Coordinator Architect: Silvia Durán
Constructor: Ingevec S.A.
Technical Inspection: Juan Eduardo Mujica y Cía. Ltda.
Area: 10,000 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Cristián Ciolina

Video: CANCHA – Chilean Soilscapes by Cristobal Palma

After opening in August, the 13th Venice Biennale will end this Sunday (November 25th). This video is a recording made by Cristobal Palma of the Chilean Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2012 entitled CANCHA – Chilean Soilscapes (see our coverage of the exhibit here).

The Chilean Pavilion was curated by Pilar Planchart and Bernardo Valdés. Other invited architects included Pedro Alonso (Deserta), Elemental (Metropolitan Promenade), Susuka (Limitless ), Genaro Cuadros (Playground), Germán del Sol (Kancha), Iván Ivelic (Travesies of the Amereida) and Rodrigo Tisi (Performances of Conquest). The Chilean artist Pedro Pulido also exhibited his sculpture, Nein.

More info on the Pavilion, and videos by , after the break…

One Patio House / Polidura + Talhouk Arquitectos

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Architects: Polidura + Talhouk Arquitectos
Location: Comuna de Ñuñoa, de
Design Team: Antonio Polidura, Pablo Talhouk
Collaborators: Ignacio Caroca, Victor Lillo
Engineering: ALPA / Alfonso Pacheco, Guillermo Donoso
Area: 230 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Courtesy of Polidura + Talhouk Arquitectos, © Aryeh Kornfeld

Casa Maitencillo / Mas y Fernández Arquitectos Asociados

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Architects: Mas y Fernández Arquitectos Asociados
Location: Loteo Alta Vista, Maitencillo,
Architects In Charge: Cristóbal Fernández CH, Andrés Mas E
Calculista: Enrique Riobo
Landscape: María Trinidad Escudero
Constructor: Alejandro Molina
Principal: Alejandro Molina
Area: 177.24 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Nico Saieh

Dining-Multi Room, Iron Mountain / Polidura + Talhouk Arquitectos

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Architects: Polidura + Talhouk Arquitectos
Location: ,
Architects: Antonio Polidura, Pablo Talhouk
Year: 2011
Photographs: Aryeh Kornfeld

Pangal Cabin / EMa Arquitectos

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Architects: EMa Arquitectos
Location: , Chile
Design Team: Klaus Matuschka, Orlando Etcheberrigaray
Constructor: Nautilus
Area: 60 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Marcelo Cáceres

Hotel Tierra Patagonia / Cazu Zegers Arquitectura

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Architects: Cazu Zegers Arquitectura
Location: , XII Región,
Design Team: Cazu Zegers G., Rodrigo Ferrer, Roberto Benavente
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Courtesy of Cazu Zegers Arquitectura

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Enlargement of Los Alamos House / Rodrigo Piwonka Ariztía + Juan Luis Martínez Nahuel

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Architects: Rodrigo Piwonka Ariztía + Juan Luis Martínez Nahuel
Location: , Santo Domingo, V Región,
Authors: Rodrigo Piwonka Ariztía, Juan Luis Martínez Nahuel
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Rodrigo Piwonka

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Lucernas House / 01 Arq

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Architects: 01 Arq
Location: Catemito, , Chile
Design Team: Cristian Winckler, Pablo Saric, Felipe Fritz
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Aryeh Kornfeld

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Spotlight Award: Pezo Von Ellrichshausen Architects

Poli House / Pezo von Ellrichshausen © Cristobal Palma

The bold, yet seemingly simplistic geometric structures designed by architects Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen of Pezo von Ellrichshausen are turning heads internationally, as the Chilean firm has been announced as the recipient of the fourth annual Spotlight Award. Presented by the Houston-based non-profit Rice Design Alliance (), the international award spotlights “exceptionally gifted” architects during the early phase of their professional careers.

Video: Valparaiso Cultural Park / HLPS arquitectos by Cristobal Palma

Parque Cultural de Valparaiso [PCdV] from Estudio Palma on Vimeo.

Winner of an international competition in 2009 after the rejection of a proposal from brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, the Valparaíso Cultural Center designed by HLPS arquitectos was finished last year with an impressive result. Today we have this great video Cristobal Palma just shared with us, shot a couple of months ago.

You can check some more videos by at ArchDaily:

Scanavini Barn / Juan Sepúlveda Grazioli + Cecilia Wolff Cecchi


Architects: Juan Sepúlveda Grazioli, Cecilia Wolff Cecchi
Location: Barrio Club Hípico, Santiago,
Collaborators: Catalina Michael Flaño
Structural Engineer: Alfonso Larraín
Constructor: La Hacienda
Area: 600 sqm
Year: 2011
Photography: Juan Sepúlveda Grazioli

House in The Patagonia Fjords / Armando Montero + Samuel Bravo

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Architects: Armando Montero + Samuel Bravo
Location: Región de ,
Architects: Samuel Bravo, Armando Montero
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Samuel Bravo

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Chalet C7 / Nicolás del Río + Max Núñez

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Architects: Nicolás Del Río + Máx Núñez
Location: Portillo, Los Andes, Valparaíso Region,
Architects: , Max Núñez
Collaborators: Heloise Gailing
Project Year: 2008
Photographs: Erieta Attali

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10×10 House / Nicolás del Rio + Max Núñez

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Architects: Nicolás del Rio / Max Núñez
Location: Las Condes, Santiago Metropolitan Region,
Architects: , Max Núñez
Associate Architect: Felipe Camus
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Erieta Attali

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La Baronia House / Nicolás del Rio + Max Núñez

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Architects: Nicolás del Rio + Max Núñez
Location: , Valparaíso Region,
Architect In Charge: Nicolás del Rio, Max Núñez
Project Year: 2009
Project Area: 150 sqm
Photographs: Erieta Attali, Felipe Camus, Sergio Pirrone

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Matter @ Context: Contemporary Chilean Architecture at the IIT

Matter @ Context

Starting today, “Matter @ Context: Contemporary Chilean Architecture” will feature an interesting group of Chilean practices whose work represent the new architecture of the country.

The Exhibit Organized by the Universidad Finis Terrae de and the Illinois Institute of Technology will be on display at the Crown Hall, , until October 22nd. A lecture, with Alberto Moletto, Ignacio Volante and Felipe Assadi, will take place on the 16th at 6PM. The book “Matter @ Contex” published by UFT will also be launched at the event.

More about the curation and images of the selected projects after the break:

Catch the Tree Spa / LAND Arquitectos

© Sergio Pirrone

Architects: LAND Arquitectos
Location: , Santiago,
Design Team: Cristobal Valenzuela Haeussler, Angela Delorenzo Arancivia
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Sergio Pirrone