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Cantagua Residence / Raimundo Anguita

  • 00:00 - 14 January, 2014
Cantagua Residence / Raimundo Anguita
Cantagua Residence / Raimundo Anguita , © Oliver Llaneza
© Oliver Llaneza

© Oliver Llaneza © Oliver Llaneza © Oliver Llaneza © Oliver Llaneza + 16

  • Architects

  • Location

    Zapallar, Chile
  • Design Team

    Raimundo Anguita , Elvira Guillon
  • Structural Engineer

    Rene Lagos & Asociates
  • Mechanical Engineer

    Darco Micerda
  • General Contractor

    Daniel Alemparte
  • Area

    1700.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

© Oliver Llaneza
© Oliver Llaneza

Text description provided by the architects. This project of the second housing places in a condominium near to the sea between forests of pines and a great distant sight to the ocean. The owners, a large family, they entrusted a housing with a program that was allowing to invite many people comfortably.

© Oliver Llaneza
© Oliver Llaneza

The plant of the housing develops longitudinally in the area, being protected from the south predominant wind in the sector, hereby the house is opened towards the north where it complements itself with a wide deck.

© Oliver Llaneza
© Oliver Llaneza

In the first floor and, in the same space, is the living and dining room separating virtually for a double height of 7mts over the dining room,afterthat  develops the kitchen that separates or integrates to the rest of the house with a wide sliding door.

© Oliver Llaneza
© Oliver Llaneza

In the second floor  four wide bedrooms are projected in suite with a capacity for 14 persons. The principal bedroom connects with other enclosures across a bridge that crosses the double height of the dining room, granting great independence.

© Oliver Llaneza
© Oliver Llaneza

In reference to the materiality, the house is like a trunk of pine, tree  that  abound in the sector, dark externally and very clear in his interior.

© Oliver Llaneza
© Oliver Llaneza

The house appears as a south shed, typically of chili, container of the program, with great interior luminosity given by the big large windows and three lucarnas that cross completely the ceiling integrating the  pines to the interior of the house, there being achieved a very cozy  house that invites to rest.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

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