The Urzua Cofre House was completed in 2007 by Raimundo Anguita. Nestled in a quiet place just beyond the city limits of Santiago, Chile, the home can't go unnoticed, yet makes you feel safe and unexposed. It opens up to the surrounding site and brings nature closer to its inhabitants.
The massive use of concrete for floor and ceiling adds texture to the interior while floor-to-ceiling windows open the living environment to the courtyard. “This way a quite clear house rises where a diversity of indoor and outdoor spaces are generated, tied by the central yard and in which the more public spaces are contacted with the surroundings while the most private spaces are protected from it without loosing it’s dominion.”
A home that keeps you warm in all weather conditions and is sturdy against all breaks and infrastructural issues is all one can desire. How annoying is it when you have guests over, and instead of talking to you, they are constantly staring at the water leakage that has ruined the wallpaper eagerly trying to hide it? Water damage is of major concern to homeowners as well as people who are looking to buy. Read more
Owing to its uniqueness and versatility, metal has gained incredible popularity as a preferred material in construction. From chandeliers to a steel staircase design with Active Metal, architects, engineers, and designers are using metal in many innovative ways to create a unique look and feel. Read more