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In 1973, Castillo proposed the creation of the first specific community and the primitive model for the communities during the 80’s. The project consisted of a group of 25 one-floor dwellings. Emphasis was placed on the overall impression of the complex, rather than the individuality of each..

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Entre Medianeros Housing

Santiago, Chile
by P. Labbé, ...

The fundamental idea of this project was to create maximum dimensions both inside and outside the houses. We began initially with the idea of patios enclosed with windows. But we consequently decided to use glass in the roofs. We were also against the idea of entrance halls and passageways, since..

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Set in what would have been the inner garden of an old large house, a narrow entrance gives way to a linear space leading to the individual houses, which have the Andes Mountains as a backdrop. All houses share a common façade and front garden on the communal areas- playground parking, pool- but..

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Las Alamedas Community

Santiago, Chile
by P. Labbé, ...

The design of the architectural project incorporates a series of pre-existing sports facilities; the location of the new houses respects large landscape areas and results in a very pleasing system of lanes and footpaths. Double Volumes within the houses reproduce, in a smaller scale, the heights,..

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Large trees dot publics areas through which houses are approached. Set diagonally on the slopping plot, these houses are linked to the Andes Mountains by communal areas; they are individually organized around a central courtyard which, due to the utilization of large glass surfaces, generates a..

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