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Casa Vitacura / Riesco+Rivera architects

  • 12:00 - 21 January, 2016
  • Translated by Matthew Valletta
Casa Vitacura / Riesco+Rivera architects
Casa Vitacura / Riesco+Rivera architects, © Aryeh Kornfeld
© Aryeh Kornfeld

© Aryeh Kornfeld © Aryeh Kornfeld © Aryeh Kornfeld © Aryeh Kornfeld + 26

© Aryeh Kornfeld
© Aryeh Kornfeld

Text description provided by the architects. The commissioned work was that of a home for a young family, to placed on a plot of land with limited sized space for building.

Planta Primera
Planta Primera
Cortesía de Riesco+Rivera arquitectos
Cortesía de Riesco+Rivera arquitectos

In attempt to free up the highst possible amound of land, it was decided to raise the bedrooms and family room onto the second floor, taking advantage the view by using the first floor deck.

© Aryeh Kornfeld
© Aryeh Kornfeld

It was also decided to keep the visual connection between the front and back of the site. That's why a deck was made to act as an enclosure for the main public spaces. 

© Aryeh Kornfeld
© Aryeh Kornfeld

By means of movable pieces it is possible to combine or break up up spaces as well as the connections to the exterior.

Elevación
Elevación
Detalle
Detalle

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Cite: "Casa Vitacura / Riesco+Rivera architects" [Casa Vitacura / Riesco+Rivera arquitectos] 21 Jan 2016. ArchDaily. (Trans. Valletta, Matthew) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/780349/casa-vitacura-riesco-plus-rivera-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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