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  7. Tunquen House / DX Arquitectos

Tunquen House / DX Arquitectos

  • 16:00 - 4 December, 2015
Tunquen House / DX Arquitectos
Tunquen House  / DX Arquitectos, © Pablo Blanco Barros
© Pablo Blanco Barros

© Pablo Blanco Barros © Pablo Blanco Barros © Pablo Blanco Barros © Pablo Blanco Barros + 24

  • Architects

  • Location

    Tunquen, Chile
  • Architect in Charge

    Juan Luzoro, Federico Novoa
  • Area

    132.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Design Team

    Juan Luzoro, Federico Novoa, Pablo Hip
  • Contractor

    Francisco Briño
  • Año proyecto

    2013
  • More Specs Less Specs
© Pablo Blanco Barros
© Pablo Blanco Barros

Text description provided by the architects. A weekend house located at a short distance from both Santiago and the Viña del Mar–Valparaíso conurbation, erected on an often misty, tree-covered side road.

Section AA
Section AA

2nd Floor Plan East Elevation West Elevation North Elevation + 24

Mirroring Corbusier’s cabanon style, this forest hut has been conceived as a haven for routine, a hideaway place to get in contact with nature.

© Pablo Blanco Barros
© Pablo Blanco Barros

We sought to play with the hut’s iconic image by making it resemble a child’s drawing of a house, creating thus a formal tension between the object and its representation.

The overly large openings and the oak waste revetment assert this double interpretation, both ironic and pop.

© Pablo Blanco Barros
© Pablo Blanco Barros

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Cite: "Tunquen House / DX Arquitectos" 04 Dec 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/778199/tunquen-house-dx-arquitectos/> ISSN 0719-8884
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