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Abovedada House / Edward Rojas Arquitectos

Abovedada House / Edward Rojas Arquitectos

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  • Engineering:Jorge Domínguez Varas
  • City:Nercon
  • Country:Chile
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Abovedada house is located on a high-rise terrain with good sun and extraordinary views of the landscape. It is conceived as a set of very defined modules crowned with barrel vaults; those that house different functions. 

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The central module is the common space (living room-kitchen) for the family and guests. The one at the north end houses the parents' bedroom and is considered a second skin to cover a winter garden. And at the south end is the module with the children's bedrooms. These volumes are interconnected by corridors - galleries and terraces that look at the landscape that draws on the horizon the Chilean Patagonia. 

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© Antonella Torti

The different modules of the house are built with wood and traditional technology, being covered with recycled tiles. They were designed with floor and a half heights, which allows making use of the plenum, in order to accommodate in the space of the parents a library studio; in the children's area two guest bedrooms, and in the central area enriched by stained glass windows, a mezzanine that emphasizes the height and the vault as protagonists of the house.

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© Antonella Torti

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Cite: "Abovedada House / Edward Rojas Arquitectos" [Casa abovedada / Edward Rojas Arquitectos] 03 Aug 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/966030/abovedada-house-edward-rojas-arquitectos> ISSN 0719-8884

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