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Chalet C7 / Max Núñez + Nicolas del Rio

  • 19:00 - 28 October, 2012
Chalet C7 / Max Núñez + Nicolas del Rio
Chalet C7 / Max Núñez + Nicolas del Rio, © Erieta Attali
© Erieta Attali

© Erieta Attali © Erieta Attali © Erieta Attali © Erieta Attali + 23

Text description provided by the architects. Chalet C7 is located in the Andes Mountains at 2900 meters from the Portillo Hotel and a few miles from Mount Aconcagua. The land is characterized by a steep and rocky topography which faces the Inca Lagoon and the "Tres Hermanos" peaks.

© Erieta Attali
© Erieta Attali

The house is hidden in the slope in order to interfereas little as possible with the view of the lagoon.

© Erieta Attali
© Erieta Attali

The interior has two levels. A base level, built with rocks taken from the same hill, protects from snow in the winter . This wall defines the first floor, anchoring the building to the ground; the bedrooms and private spaces of the house are located behind it. These areas, whose dimensions vary according to domestic needs, are open to the outside.

© Erieta Attali
© Erieta Attali

Over the main floor is  a second level completely open to the landscape and the northern lights. In this open-plan space the objects are organized in a flexible way. A robust structure of metal beams defines the tectonic quality of space and allows this open space. The exposure of the large beams, unusual in a domestic space, makes gravity visible.

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Cite: "Chalet C7 / Max Núñez + Nicolas del Rio" 28 Oct 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/286357/chalet-c7-nicolas-del-rio-max-nunez/> ISSN 0719-8884
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