Articles tagged Chile

Two Skins House by Veronica Arcos. Photo Cristobal Palma

Sharp edges define the geometric house by Veronica Arcos

PICHICUY – On the Chilean coast, the Pacific Ocean is in view from a geometric gem of a house designed by Veronica Arcos.


Mark A-to-Z: T is for Timber

There are ample good reasons to build in timber. As well as its aesthetic qualities, it is one of the most sustainable resources available to the industry.

Casa Tumán by Studio Selva. Photos Nicolás Saieh

Studio Selva's hands-on experience reveals a new side of architecture

PUERTECILLO – Architects Johan Selbing and Alondra Paz Vargas spent five months on site in Chile, stripping eucalyptus branches, mixing mud and stacking straw bales.

Casa Lautaro by Felipe Alarcón. Photos Pablo Casals Aguirre

Felipe Alarcón looks to the sky for a renovation that keeps memories intact

LINARES – It is a prerequisite for an architect to consider aesthetics and structural integrity. Less often considered, perhaps, is phenomenology and tapping into the attachment of …


Guillermo Hevia García and Nicolás Urzúa's YAP pavilion mirrors distortions

SANTIAGO – Life is too predictable. This could have been the underlying message of the summer pavilion designed by the 29-year-old Chilean architects Guillermo Hevia García and Nicolás Urzúa …

The lodging sits at the northern edge of Playa de Ritoque, a large beach to the south of Quintero, Chile.

Hostal Ritoque by Alejandro Soffia and Gabriel Rudolphy

PLAYA DE RITOQUE – Despite material and technological constraints, the architects managed to create welcoming spaces with modern aesthetics.

Alfredo Jaar, M’illumino d’immenso, 2009, neon, 46 x 94 x 5 cm, courtesy of the artist, New York and Galleria Lia Rumma, Milano

Alfredo Jaar at Fondazione Merz

Chilean artist, filmmaker and architect Alfredo Jaar is known for his powerful installations and public interventions that combine photography with sociopolitical issues such as war. His new …

Levan Mindiashvili, Urban Identities, mixed media on canvas and rice paper, courtesy of Nes Zona54

Fifth Anniversary of Chaco Art Fair

The South American region is set to become a titanic force that will alter the international art market over the next decade, and Santiago’s Chaco Art Fair serves only to cement that impression. …

The Santiago shop relies on a netting design made of laquered steel to recreate a miniature stadium.

Munich Shoes Santiago by Dear Design

A simple, athletic design gives shoppers at a sneaker shop in Chile the sensation of entering a basketball hoop, football net or stadium.

INTI's murals are often huge and eye-catching also from afar. (Valparaiso 2012).

INTI Street Art

Is street art one of the most urban and contemporary forms of artistic expression?

The ‘Gudpaka’ lamp features a woven alpaca surface that enhances its zoomorphic shape.

Digital Crafting Collection

Variations on new manufacturing techniques proved to be popular at last week’s Salone del Mobile.

The diaphanous corten steel façade changes its shades of orange, brown and ocher throughout the day.

Ferreteria O’Higgins Offices

SANTIAGO – On the outskirts of Santiago de Chile, an engineering company’s industrial building surprises with unexpected economizing sufficiency.