It is wooden flooring that gives warmth to the stoic interior while glass walls allow for free passage of natural light. The first signs of color come in the form the lush green tree at the heart of the courtyard filled with river stones and concrete stepping stones.
BCA Taller de Diseño achieved this by creating a cool indoor-outdoor interplay that relies on abundance of natural light and a neutral color scheme. Custom wooden décor placed throughout the house adds to its unique appeal.
Locally sourced natural stone reclaimed brick limestone and bespoke steel elements combine to give the home a unique and exceptional appeal. The top level draped in wood and large glass doors sliding windows and walls create even greater textural contrast with a neutral color palette and warm lighting shaping an inviting setting.
As with most growing families the owners of in were struggling to find space and privacy with time. Finding additional space to meet your new needs is often a difficult and challenging task that forces you to think creatively.
Facing towards North sunlight and the warmth that it brings is maximized inside the house with Coigüe and Cypress shaping the exterior. A concrete base provides a stable platform that can counter the strong winds on bad weather days.
The placement of the house makes it a perfect meteorological and solar observatory and offers a window into the rougher weather sitting in the heart of the mighty Andes. On the inside it is once again wood that takes over with color kept to a minimum.
It is the attic of the old shed that has been transformed into a guest space and tranquil escape while the lower level still serves as a storage area for garden tools. A brass trapdoor leads the way to the top level where a small work desk and chair greet you.
Bedrooms on this level aim to provide sweeping 360-degree views even as the traditional line between the outdoors and interior is completely blurred. The basement holds the garage gym small spa and guest room while glass walls provide protection without from the exterior.