Cabaña Tunquen

Valparaíso / Chile / 2015

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A weekend house located at a short distance from both Santiago and the Viña del Mar–Valparaíso conurbation, erected on an often misty, tree-covered side road. Mirroring Corbusier’s cabanon style, this forest hut has been conceived as a haven for routine, a hideaway place to get in contact with nature.


We sought to play with the hut’s iconic image by making it resemble a child’s drawing of a house, creating thus a formal tension between the object and its representation. The overly large openings and the oak waste revetment assert this double interpretation, both ironic and pop.

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Vivienda de fin de semana a corta distancia de Santiago y de Viña de Mar/Valparaiso, no obstante en un camino lateral, boscoso y frecuentemente envuelto en la bruma.
Al modo del "cabanon" de le corbusier esta cabaña en el bosque se plantea como un refugio del habito, un lugar de recogimiento y contacto con la naturaleza.
Quisimos jugar con la imagen icónica de la casa, al modo de la casa que dibujaría un niño pequeño, estableciendo una tensión formal entre el objeto y su representación. Los vanos sobredimensionados y el revestimiento de roble de demolición contribuyen a afirmar esta doble lectura, irónica y pop.

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    A weekend house located at a short distance from both Santiago and the Viña del Mar–Valparaíso conurbation, erected on an often misty, tree-covered side road. Mirroring Corbusier’s cabanon style, this forest hut has been conceived as a haven for routine, a hideaway place to get in contact with nature. We sought to play with the hut’s iconic image by making it resemble a child’s drawing of a house, creating thus a formal tension between the object and its...

    Project details
    • Year 2015
    • Work finished in 2015
    • Status Completed works
    • Type Single-family residence / Country houses/cottages
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