Carefully placed windows across the two different levels of the house offer wonderful view of the landscape while an exclusive glass observatory / sunroom provides even more mesmerizing views. It is hard to find an escape that is more reclusive and magical than this Andes retreat.
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.
Nestled in an area renowned for cross-country skiing finds an exquisite balance between modern minimalism and classic Scandinavian design. Designed by Aslak Haanshuus Arkitekter the cabin is made of 12 triangular planes and its sheltered L-shaped ends keep the interior toasty warm!
Minimalism is a key element in the design of this urban home where bright and bold colors seem almost non-existent. There is a monochromatic white backdrop and it feels like a beautiful empty canvas where life and the specific interest of the homeowner take center stage.
Much of the makeover was carried out without any major demolitions of the existing walls internally and you can see that smart space-saving solution were added on top to deliver the right result. One of the most obvious aspects of the renovated apartment is the way in which white was used to create a uniform backdrop.
Rearranging the space internally across two different levels the new interior feels uncluttered spacious and cheerful without trying too hard. An intermediate level between the lower level and the upper private floor was added to link both the levels even while maximizing space.
The result is a captivating home and an even more exquisite backyard where one can enjoy the natural landscape beyond even while soaking in the warmth from the fireplace!
When it comes to harsh mountain conditions and terrain that is as good as inhospitable the Himalayas and Andes tend to top the list. It is towards the East of the central axis of the that this gorgeous little in Coyhaique Chile sits.