Beach Refuge / Pablo Errázuriz

Beach Refuge / Pablo Errázuriz

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Canela Baja, Chile
  • Architects: Pablo Errázuriz
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 5000.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2008

Text description provided by the architects. The refugee is located 260km at the north of Santiago. The challenge was to design a space with a reduced budget to spend short vacations. It had also to be safe and easy to maintain. The program consists of 3 elements:

- Container; a recovered container, cladded with corten steel plates with wooden boards painted white for the interiors, which include a bathroom and a kitchen. The exterior has a wooden deck terrace with a steel structure on top of it with the same dimensions as the container (6x2.4m) that holds a PVC sheet for wall and ceiling when required.

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- Tent yard; a small area marked by low stone walls with river sand, connected trough gravel footsteps.

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- Water tower; acting as a warehouse and "engine room" on the first level,  a bedroom on the 2nd level and a water tank on the 3rd level.

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Cite: "Beach Refuge / Pablo Errázuriz" 09 Jun 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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