Redefining horizontality, Casa bahia azul by Felipe Assadi and Francisca Pulido

15/06/2017
Redefining horizontality, Casa bahia azul by Felipe Assadi and Francisca Pulido
[Los Vilos - Coquimbo] Chile
JOSÉ FABERO
Casa bahia azul by Felipe Assadi and Francisca Pulido. Photograph © Fernando Alda
Felipe Assadi and Francisca Pulido face the slope redefining horizontality in "Casa en Bahía Azul", near to Los Vilos- Coquimba, Chile.
On seashore near the coastal city, Felipe Assadi Arquitectos generates a place with a raw concrete construction that evokes to romanticism ruins, integrating masterfully the house in the landscape.

This building grows on the topography using concrete as its primary material and features a distinctive exterior facade where wall was purposely punctured by different sized rectangular and square openings, frame the adjacent bay and landscape and generating an ambiguous space between this element and a second facade.
 

Project description by Felipe Assadi Arquitectos

The house in Bahía Azul is a actitude against gradient ground. Or, rather, it is the synthesis of this posture, a pavilion that inclines to absorb the pendent of the cliff where it is located.

The uses are developed in several semi levels that relate internally...read more

Architects
Felipe Assadi, Francisca Pulido
Collaborators
Alejandra Araya

Felipe Assadi Arquitectos

Felipe Assadi is architect from Finis Terrae University 1996, and Master of Architecture from Pontificia Universidad Católica of Chile. In 1999 he received the 'Premio Promoción Joven' of the Association of Architects of Chile, awarded to the best architect under 35 of the country.

He has taught at several Chilean universities and other foreigners i...read more