// arthitectural / Santiago

Ricardo Torrejón Schellhorn
Casa la Cañada


This house is set on a 1,060 sqm site in the last flat urban area of eastern Santiago before the Andes begin. The plot is 15m wide by 67m length with an existing garden with mature 40 year old trees.  The original house, built back in the 70’s, took no particular advantage of the garden. Despite […]


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Suco Restaurant


The brief required the remodeling of a small store, located in an anonymous double storeyed building in the midst of a consolidated area of services in Santiago, Chile, into ‘Suco': a cafe specializing in the preparation of smoothies, sandwiches and soups. Largely conserving the existing structure, a few critical changes were made to contribute to one […]


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cCe Arquitectos
World Green Center


Certain factors, such as the Business District site in relation to the city, connecting roads, site location and orientation, sunlight, prevailing winds, flows and internal movements of people in the Business District, existing infrastructure, green spaces and public areas, were considered when deciding on aspects such as form, building location in the site, occupation strategy, […]


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Contex Headquarters


The assignment arises from a contest to build the dependencies of a construction company, with a diverse program of Warehouse, Workshop, Offices and Cafeteria. The proposal is based on taking the diversity of materials, the recognizable structures and the basic shapes, as architectonic elements that are present in the works of the company. The lay-out […]


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Sasso House


The project consists of the expansion of a 1960’s single unit house, transforming it into a hairdresser shop and residence for the owners, a young entrepreneur couple. The two programs – hairdresser shop and residence – were separated by relocating them according to their relation to the street through regular and compact volumes differentiated by […]


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Fray León House


The house is located in a district in the east area of Santiago, and one of its characteristics is the presence of old trees. The spaces are organized in an “H” shaped plant adapted to the lot, having great care for the trees and creating patios that reinforce their presence from the inside. The first […]


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Sabbagh Arquitectos
Duoc Maipu


The office was founded in 1986, by Architect Juan Sabbagh P. and Designer Mariana Sabbagh P., both graduated at Universidad de Chile. In 2000 Architect Juan Pedro Sabbagh B., graduated at Universidad Católica and in 2003 Architect Felipe Sabbagh B. of the Universidad de Chile joined the team. In 2002 Juan Sabbagh P. receives the […]


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DRA&U
Wine’s Museum


“The dynamics of line and surface define the templates that create architecture and organisations. In the making of form it is not only shape that counts but the rules and interior logic by which such contours are derived”. – Cecil Balmond We wanted to build from first principles and our own prescriptions of form based […]


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