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Tunquen House / DX Arquitectos

Tunquen House / DX Arquitectos

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

Tunquen, Chile
  • Architects: DX Arquitectos
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  132
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014
  • Photographs
    Photographs:  Pablo Blanco Barros
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Beagle, Chilemaderas, The Wall
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© 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.

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2nd Floor PlanEast ElevationWest ElevationNorth 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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