Wednesday, 22 December 2010
Kiltro House by Juan Pablo Corvalan / Supersudaka
Project Name: Kiltro House
Location: Talca, Chile
Architect: Juan Pablo Corvalán / Supersudaka
Budget: 80 000 U$ aprox.
Surface: 104 m2
Materiality: Wood, Glass
Team: Gabriel Vergara, Pablo Sepúlveda, Miguel Angel Reyes
Engineer: Cesar Moreira / Sigma Ingenieros
Year: 2006 - 2008
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: