the world's most visited architecture website
All
Projects
Products
Events
Competitions
  1. ArchDaily
  2. Projects
  3. Houses
  4. Chile
  5. Felipe Assadi + Francisca Pulido
  6. 2007
  7. Gatica House / Felipe Assadi y Francisca Pulido

Gatica House / Felipe Assadi y Francisca Pulido

  • 01:00 - 19 October, 2013
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
Gatica House / Felipe Assadi y Francisca Pulido
Gatica House / Felipe Assadi y Francisca Pulido, © Guy Wenborne
© Guy Wenborne

© Guy Wenborne © Guy Wenborne © Guy Wenborne © Guy Wenborne + 24

© Guy Wenborne
© Guy Wenborne

The design for this house is proposed from the coexistence of two domestic programs: a resident family composed of a couple, and a visiting family composed of 3 children and their families. The program consists of two parts: the first, which takes place in a line composed by the access, dining room, kitchen, common areas and master bedroom, is understood as the "main house". The second, - which should not be dissociated from the former but should retain its individuality - is understood as the elastic program, a portion that is literally inserted within the main volume, whose use is preferably during the weekend.

© Guy Wenborne
© Guy Wenborne

The house, despite its size, works on a single axis throughout the week and grows according to the amount of visitors during the holidays.

© Guy Wenborne
© Guy Wenborne

A result of the above, suggested from the use - or why not, from the program - was the idea of ​​a longitudinal volume composed of a thin sheet within whose main fold is inserted a kind of cluster that will be recognized both from outside and from the inside of the home as an imported element.

The main materials are a metallic structure and glass.

Plan
Plan

View the complete gallery

About this office
Cite: "Gatica House / Felipe Assadi y Francisca Pulido" [Casa Gatica / Felipe Assadi + Francisca Pulido] 19 Oct 2013. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/438473/gatica-house-felipe-assadi-y-francisca-pulido/> ISSN 0719-8884

You've started following your first account!

Did you know?

You'll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.