Casa Donoso – Smith / EMa arquitectos + Raimundo Salgado

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Santiago, Chile
  • Architects: Raimundo Salgado, EMa arquitectos
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  350
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2011
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Text description provided by the architects. The request was not direct with the owners, was ommissioned by a commercial developer who wanted a residence that would accommodate a range of spatial needs yet stand apart from the rest of the market, the 'Donoso House' in Los Dominicos, Santiago, finds itself on a very particular shaped site with a steep slope, emA Arquitectos , Chilean based architects, designed two long rectangular volumes that maintain a low profile at street level but expand as one makes their way into the site, extending views over the city’s valley (south east direction).

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The lower level communicates directly to the exterior elements like the swimming pool, and contains double-height spaces and large windows that go along the topography of the complex site.

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The entry level is characterized by a clean white external surface resting upon the reinforced masonry lower section, with all the spaces on the same level.

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A double-high hall connects the two volumes that structure the house. Several patios and terraces exist throughout the dwelling, giving the owner a chance to be outdoors and creating a point for ventilation and natural light.

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Cite: "Casa Donoso – Smith / EMa arquitectos + Raimundo Salgado" [Casa Donoso – Smith / emA Arquitectos + Raimundo Salgado] 09 Jan 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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