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Recycled Materials Cottage / Juan Luis Martínez Nahuel

Recycled Materials Cottage / Juan Luis Martínez Nahuel

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Panguipulli, Chile

Text description provided by the architects. The house is emplaced in the wooded hillside of the Pirihueico Lake located in 14th. Region (Region de los Rios), 70 km from Panguipulli.

Recycled Materials Cottage / Juan Luis Martínez Nahuel - Column
Courtesy of Juan Luis Martínez Nahuel

The difficulty of access determined the restraint of defining the project in multiple modular parts of the capacity of a small truck. The wish and ability of the client to search and purchase demolition materials set a series of elements to incorporate in the new home.

Recycled Materials Cottage / Juan Luis Martínez Nahuel - Windows, Forest
Courtesy of Juan Luis Martínez Nahuel

- Glazed doors of a house of the 60´s by Horacio Borgheresi that originally belonged to a patio, became the main facade of the new housing.

Recycled Materials Cottage / Juan Luis Martínez Nahuel - Stairs, Wood, Handrail, Forest
Courtesy of Juan Luis Martínez Nahuel

- Eucalyptus and native rauli parquet floors of a house of the 70´s by Larraín, Swinburn and Covarrubias, which became the main coating.

- Commercial laminated beams and steel pieces used for a temporary exhibition are now part of the main structural elements.

Recycled Materials Cottage / Juan Luis Martínez Nahuel - Beam, Deck, Forest, Handrail
Courtesy of Juan Luis Martínez Nahuel

Once the new elements were taken into account, the cottage was defined as a single storey volume with a slight break in the plant axis which articulates and determines the entrance as well as the definition of two main zones, depending on their level of publicity or privacy.

Recycled Materials Cottage / Juan Luis Martínez Nahuel - Table, Chair, Beam
Courtesy of Juan Luis Martínez Nahuel

The facades, overhangs and terraces, are proposed based on the orientation, in terms of the view and the sunlight. The recycling of materials as a new order of Re-Construction.

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Cite: "Recycled Materials Cottage / Juan Luis Martínez Nahuel" 13 May 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/134620/recycled-materials-cottage-juan-luis-martinez-nahuel> ISSN 0719-8884

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