The house is devided in five spaces by their use in the following order: workers, guest, family, parents and children. This smaller volumes, that work as separated elements, are interrupted by patios and gardens, that also have the role to connect them.
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Published February 20, 2009
architecture , housing
Tags: Benjamín Murúa, Casa En El Campo, Chile, chilean house, circulation, Constanza Infante, corridors, Cristobal Palma, Curacavi, expand, gallerie, inner court, Lo Prado, patio, renovation, restoration, threshold
The following information is from Murúa:
The building sits on a plain between the hills and the valley on a widely open space overlooking the hills on the east and the valley on the west. Requirement was to expand the house adding 3 bedrooms and a sala but keeping the existing geometry intact. The objective of the project was to reuse and emphazise some elements of the Chilean houses of the early 20th century present in the pre-existing building like patios, galleries and open corridors.
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