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Santa Blanca Condominium / Searle Puga Arquitectos

Santa Blanca Condominium / Searle Puga Arquitectos
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© Sabino Aguad

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Lo Barnechea, Chile
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 1083.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2015
  • Photographs Photographs: Sabino Aguad
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: EIFS, Hunter Douglas
© Sabino Aguad
© Sabino Aguad

Text description provided by the architects. The commission consisted in making a family condominium of two independent houses on a common land of approximately 2,570 m2. The land is located in the southern hemisphere where the sunlight comes from the north. With this in mind for a good use of the orientation, we opted the use of the northern area of the land for the development of housing, leaving the south for vehicular circulation.

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© Sabino Aguad
Lower Floor Plan
Lower Floor Plan
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© Sabino Aguad

The residential area was divided into two lots locating the houses at the end of each. In this way, an alternate garden-construction relationship was achieved, which makes the houses independent from each other and also from the street. The houses were developed around interior green yards, which give north light to the main rooms. In the first floor the public rooms and the secondary bedrooms were located, meanwhile, the second floors were destined exclusively for the master bedrooms and their support program.

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© Sabino Aguad

There are three predominant materials in the construction. All the perimeter walls were covered with EIFS thermal system and then painted in black. The slabs and the beams of the terraces were left in exposed concrete. The second floors were projected as independent and lighter volumes than the first floors. These volumes were coated with Quadroline panels also painted in black. The roofs of these bodies are irregular and inclined, which gives to the rooms of the second-floor skies of different heights according to the hierarchy of the room.

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© Sabino Aguad
Elevations and Sections
Elevations and Sections
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© Sabino Aguad

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Address: Sta Blanca, Lo Barnechea, Región Metropolitana, Chile

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Cite: "Santa Blanca Condominium / Searle Puga Arquitectos" 20 Dec 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/885684/santa-blanca-condominium-searle-puga-arquitectos/> ISSN 0719-8884

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