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  5. Dörr + Schmidt
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  7. Casa de Madera / Dörr + Schmidt

Casa de Madera / Dörr + Schmidt

  • 01:00 - 21 November, 2013
Casa de Madera / Dörr + Schmidt
Casa de Madera / Dörr + Schmidt, © Marcos Zegers
© Marcos Zegers

© Marcos Zegers © Marcos Zegers © Marcos Zegers © Marcos Zegers + 29

  • Arquitectos

    Dörr + Schmidt
  • Ubicación

    Panquehue, Valparaíso Region, Chile
  • Architect in Charge

    Manuel Dörr, Pablo Schmidt
  • Área

    662.0 m2
  • Año Proyecto

    2013
  • Fotografías

    Marcos Zegers
© Marcos Zegers
© Marcos Zegers

Text description provided by the architects. The project is located in the base of the range that surroundsthe Aconcagua Valley in a 10 acres park , surrounded by avocado trees plantations and is tied to the ground by three walls of concrete that opens to the plain.  The house lies between these walls generating a series of patios that graduate the space from the interior of the house to the valley.  This manner of graduating the space between interior and exterior is inspired in the old colonial houses of the Aconcagua valley.

© Marcos Zegers
© Marcos Zegers

Also rescue the pureness of lines and horizontality of the patrimonial  houses of the valley together with the rhythm produced by the repetition of  volumes and pillars .

© Marcos Zegers
© Marcos Zegers

The house was built mainly using recycled woods except for the cover of the interior walls where pine tree planks was used.  The pillars of the house originally was part of the structure of tunnels of the old train that crossed Los Andes Mountains from Santiago,  Chile to the Argentinian  city of Mendoza.

© Marcos Zegers
© Marcos Zegers

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Cite: "Casa de Madera / Dörr + Schmidt" [Casa de Madera / Dörr + Schmidt] 21 Nov 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/450144/casa-de-madera-dorr-schmidt/> ISSN 0719-8884
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