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ARTIAGOITIA HOUSE in Santiago, Chile by Raimundo Anguita

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Article source: Raimundo Anguita

The area is located in Vitacura’s commune, in a residential zone of the 80s where it has begun a renovation of the constructions The order consisted of a modern house for a large family

Image Courtesy © Oliver Yaneza

Image Courtesy © Oliver Yaneza

  • Architects: Raimundo Anguita
  • Location: Santiago, Chile
  • Photography: Oliver Yaneza
  • Software used: Auto cad
  • Design year: 2010
  • Construction year: from 2011 to 2012
  • Site area: 1100 m2
  • Building area: 260 m2
  • Total floor area: 440 m2


Apartment Refurbishment in Santiago, Chile by enrique browne y arquitectos asociados

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Article source: enrique browne y arquitectos asociados

The Project is the transformation of a 20 year old apartment in a historicist building. Since it´s located in the 6th floor, it has excellent views to a big green area to the west. The remodeling considered a different program from its original, plus a guest room. This and other reasons influenced in the desire of generating bigger and more integrated spaces. The possibilities of intervention were very restrictive because: a) It was a requirement to keep the exterior untouched; b) Almost all the walls were of structural reinforced concrete, and; c) the floor-ceiling height was very low.

Image Courtesy © Felipe Fontecilla

Image Courtesy © Felipe Fontecilla

  • Architects: enrique browne y arquitectos asociados
  • Project: Apartment Refurbishment
  • Location: Santiago, Chile
  • Photography: Felipe Fontecilla
  • Collaborators: Hernán Fontaine, Agustín Infante y Nicolás Saieh
  • Constructor: Empresa Constructora Mena e Infante
  • Built surface: 294 m2
  • Project year: 2007
  • Construction year: 2008


HOTEL EXPLORA EN ATACAMA in Chile by Germán del Sol, Architect

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Article source: Germán del Sol, Architect

Travel opens up new perspectives, to see life with new eyes.

This Hotel invites travellers to stop wandering, and make a fruitful pause. Life, dispersed in Atacama’s vastness, is somehow present at the hotel, inviting visitors to go out and experience first hand its natural and cultural riches, and return every evening back to comfort, free of the sheer tasks of survival.

Image Courtesy © Germán del Sol

Image Courtesy © Germán del Sol

  • Architects: Germán del Sol, Architect
  • Location: San Pedro de Atacama, Atacama Region, Chile
  • Surface: Total Built Area 5.481 sqm
  • Collaborators: Horacio Schmidt, Architect,  Nicole Labbé, Architect, Carlos Venegas, Architect, Hernán Fierro, Graphic Arts.
  • Project Date: 1997 – 1998.
  • Structural Engineering: Fernando del Sol and Enzo Valladares.


FICHA TECNICA HOTEL REMOTA in PATAGONIA, Chile by Germán del Sol, Architect

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Article source: Germán del Sol, Architect

The inspiration

The inspiration are the sheep farm’s buildings of Patagonia.

Not the main houses of the estancias, their warm interiors closed to their place, but the buildings made for the sheep farm works where daily life in Patagonia is lived, and finds an splendor of its own; the barns for drying the sheep’s hides and for the many other works at the estancias, that have to be done inside because of the cold or the wind, or both.

An the other many signs of human live dispersed in Patagonia, like the endless wire fences, the small houses for the shepherd’s dogs, etc.

Image Courtesy ©  Guy Wenborne

Image Courtesy © Guy Wenborne

  • Architects: Germán del Sol, Architect
  • Location: PATAGONIA, Chile
  • Photography: Guy Wenborne, Turek
  • Project Team: José Luis Ibañez, Architect, Francisca Schuler, Architect, Carlos  Venegas, Architect.
  • Structural Engineer: Pedro Bartolomé.
  • Building Contractor: Salfa S.A.
  • Job Captains: Egar Monsalve.
  • Concrete Structure: Salfa S.A.
  • Data project: 2006.


Tierras Blancas House in Catapilco, Chile by Alberto Browne + Hernán Fontaine

Sunday, June 29th, 2014

Article source: Alberto Browne + Hernán Fontaine

The brief was to build a residential house for a family and guests in the area of Catapilco, the 5th Region in Chile.

The Principal idea was to build the house with wood. The main strategy was to focus on the wooden section of the house and secondly on its surroundings.

Image Courtesy © Alberto Browne

Image Courtesy © Alberto Browne

  • Architects: Alberto Browne + Hernán Fontaine
  • Project: Tierras Blancas House
  • Location: Catapilco, Chile
  • Photography: Alberto Browne
  • Construction: Tamarugo Construcciones
  • Structural Engineering: Ingevsa – José Manuel  Morales
  • Materiality: Wood
  • Ground Area: 30 acres
  • Built Area: 360 sqm


Guest House in Navidad, Chile by AATA ARQUITECTOS ASOCIADOS

Saturday, June 28th, 2014


The requirement of the client was consisting of a small cabin for guests.

It was thought as an element that stands on the ground with almost no intervention of it. For the same reason it was thought in 2 stories. That way less surface deals with the ground.

The project is a 540cm cube (exterior measure) of wooden structure with two stories inside.

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  • Project: Guest House
  • Location: Navidad, Chile
  • Photography:
  • Owner: Mario Cerda Sepúlveda
  • Year of Project: 2005
  • Construction: Carlos Vidal
  • Year of Construction: 2006
  • Surface: 26m2 useful
  • Cost: 15800 €



Saturday, June 7th, 2014


“Boulevard Las Brujas” building is the synthesis of the accumulated experience in Retail buildings by the office during the last 10 years, such as shopping centers Pio XI , Luis Carrera, San Felix, Av Peru and others.

The large covering that wraps the volumes that contain shops, helps to give the building a strong appearance, leaving the billboards captivated by architecture.

The corporative images of todays main market brands are far away from what one would like as an architect (far away from the reality), with which we have to work on our commercial architecture.

Image Courtesy © Nico Saieh

Image Courtesy © Nico Saieh

  • Location: Santiago, Chile
  • Photography: Nico Saieh
  • Architects In Charge: Cristóbal Fernández, Andrés Mas, Patricio Pinto, Antonio Mundi
  • Structural Engineer: Eduardo Valenzuela
  • Area: 5.001,09m2
  • Year: 2012


Estadio Chinquihue in Puerto Montt, Chile by Cristian Fernandez Arquitectos

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Article source: Cristian Fernandez Arquitectos

A fast, inexpensive and attractive conscructive system in order to meet deadlines.

This project is conceived from a constructive logic, modular and prefabricated system suitable to build the project in phases. The galvanized metal trusses, rhythmically repeated setting the cloak that covers the stadium, these are coated with aluminum, opaque or microperforated panels generating opaque or semi transparent planes.

Image Courtesy ©  Felipe Diaz Contardo

Image Courtesy © Felipe Diaz Contardo


Tunquén House in Valparaiso, Chile by MasFernandez arquitectos

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

Article source: MasFernandez arquitectos

Thinking about a second home, it is inevitable to imagine a place with special features, much more if it is facing the sea. The Elizabeth House, as we call it for a long time in honor of his owner, who is a single 50 years old mother, reflects very well the clarity, simplicity and honesty with which, in our view, should tackle these projects.

Image Courtesy © Nico Saieh

  • Architects: MasFernandez arquitectos
  • Project: Tunquén House
  • Location: Valparaiso, Chile
  • Photography: Nico Saieh
  • Architect: Cristóbal Fernández, Francisca Ruiz, Rodrigo O´ryan
  • Structural Engineer: Sergio Trejo Z. – Enrique Varela M.
  • Area: Terrain 460 sqm  House 120 sqm
  • Year: 2012

SANTO TOMAS PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTE – FIRST STAGE in San Joaquín, Chile by enrique browne y arquitectos asociados

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Article source: enrique browne y arquitectos asociados

The plot is located in a corner of the busy Vicuña Mackenna Avenue, on which an elevated metro runs. Located in front of the site is the largest Campus of one of the most important universities in the country. Its main access is on the diagonal to the site of the Santo Tomás Professional Institute. Another important issue is the oppressive presence of a metro station of 150 meters in length, located in front of the site with the height of 4 floors. The only visual relief occurs at the corner of the site, exactly on the mentioned diagonal. It was thus decided to access the Institute on that axis.

Image Courtesy © Enrique Browne

  • Architects: enrique browne y arquitectos asociados
  • Location: San Joaquín, Chile
  • Photography: Nicolás Saieh and Enrique Browne
  • Collaborating Architects: Felipe Combeau, Tadea de Ipiña, Olimpia Lira, Cristóbal Teixido,  Gonzalo De la Parra,  Josefina del Río, Carolina Rocco.
  • Function: Educational Infrastructure
  • Site Area: 9861,5 m²

Built Area:  

  • First Stage: 8106,8 m²
  • Second Stage: 10288,3 m2 (Under Construction
  • Total Floor Area: 18395,14 m2
  • Stories: 4
  • Structure: Armed Concrete, Steel

Completed Date:

  • First Stage: 2010 – 2013
  • Second Stage: 2013 – 2014 (Under Construction)
  • Client: CFT-IP Santo Tomás
  • Interior Design: Browne & Swett Arquitectos
  • Landscape Design: Browne & Swett Arquitectos
  • Building Company: EBCO
  • Structural Engineer: R.G. Ingenieros Asociados LTDA,  Jorge González and Juan Espinosa
  • Technical Inspection and Supervision: IBLOCK  Willy Herrera
  • Acoustics: Delta Acústica
  • Illumination Project: Paulina Sir First Stage/ Alejandra Ramos Second Stage


  • First Stage: 2010 – 2013
  • Second Stage: 2013 – 2014
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