Rey Vitacura / CARREÑO SARTORI arquitectos

Rey Vitacura / CARREÑO SARTORI arquitectos

© Marcos Mendizábal © Marcos Mendizábal © Marcos Mendizábal © Marcos Mendizábal + 19

Vitacura, Chile
  • Architects: CARREÑO SARTORI arquitectos
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 595.0 m2
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2016
  • Photographs Photographs: Marcos Mendizábal
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: BSA, Budnik, CAP, Cintac®, Comercial Rey, Electrocom, Glasstech
  • Electric Project

    Pablo Oyola
  • Sanitary Project

    Leonardo Cuevas
  • Landscape Project

    Carreño Sartori Arquitectos
  • Collaborators

    María José Saez
  • Calculation Project

    Vertical Ingenieros - Roberto Soto
  • Constructor

    ALBRO | Ingeniería y Construcciones
  • Plot Area

    499 sqm
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© Marcos Mendizábal
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Text description provided by the architects. The project introduces an open interior spatiality, in which the different levels are related with the context through large windows and a gap which cross the interior.


While the first floor extends to the site edge through a side yard, the second one is facing the street and the neighbor gardens. Finally, the terrace of the third level has views to the valley and the Andes.

© Marcos Mendizábal
© Marcos Mendizábal

The products exhibition is related to the visual experience of the site, the city and the valley, complementing the permanence in the building, where the clients come with enough time to buy specific products.

© Marcos Mendizábal
© Marcos Mendizábal

The sequence of spaces and views is experienced through a set of stairs that differs in their sizes and materials. The continuity between the first and second level is achieved with a wide stair. After that, a lighter and vibrant metal stair is placed to link the terrace.


The relationship between parking spaces and use spaces is extremely required, forcing a set of operations to clear the ground, defining the project physics. A concrete base contains the building basement, organizing the first level and receiving a reticulated metal structure, passing over the cars and their circulations.

© Marcos Mendizábal
© Marcos Mendizábal

The northern light is almost completely sealed, opening the building to indirect light of the south. A brightly interior is achieved, in which the objects are exhibited avoiding the glare of direct sunlight. The outside is directly illuminated, alternating inside and outside views.

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Project location

Address: Gerónimo de Alderete 1155, Vitacura, Región Metropolitana, Chile

Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
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Cite: "Rey Vitacura / CARREÑO SARTORI arquitectos" 24 Oct 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
© Marcos Mendizábal

Rey Vitacura / CARREÑO SARTORI arquitectos

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