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2006 – 2006

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Private House

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Talca
Chile

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Original

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Casa Kiltro

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Kiltro House Change this

Talca, Chile
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The architects at Supersudaka have taken a unique approach to architecture with their contemporary design for Kiltro House in Talca, Chile. They’re motto is “We don’t want to change the world with architecture, we want to change architecture.” With that said, Kiltro House is an unconventional concept for cool, contemporary living. The home’s modern metal frame comes wrapped in a warm wood and glass facade, complementing its surroundings and embracing the spectacular view. The avant-garde roofline features a flat top to accommodate the rooftop patio. Supported by stilts, the home’s design allows it to sit comfortably on the steep slope of the Chilean Central Valley.

SUpersudaka says: "This project is almost a statement of how to accomplish architecture in Latin-america. The process was so unsteady, that all possible architectural design resources available where exercised to cope with the challenge of this house in the Chilean Central Valley. Everything was in constant change: the program, the surface, building permits, the contractors, even the view ! The modus operandi is rather based on mistakes than certainties. The result: a mix, a bastardized design, a fusion, like a crossbreed dog, in Chilean: A Kiltro."

Comments

Posted by Guest | Sunday, November 17th, 2013 | 19:11pm
Congratulations on the design and building of this house! It's wonderful and gorgeous! I want to build something very similar to the Kiltro house in the Lake Arenal area in Costa Rica. An earthquake zone as well.

I am going to change a few things only.

Thank you. Will welcome any comments you may wish to let us know.

Dr. Wayne S. and Victoria Blocker
Brandon, Florida USA
victoriablocker@hotmail.com

P.S. By the way I am originally from Costa Rica. After 40 years living in the US we are retiring in in the Costarican Northern Higlands of Lake Arenal.

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