Living in the valley. Marcos House by Patrick Dillon

House in the Valley by Patrick Dillon. Photograph © Fernando Alda
20/03/2018
Living in the valley. Marcos House by Patrick Dillon
[El Valle de Antón - Panamá] Panamá
metalocus, MARÍA SARASOLA
House in the Valley by Patrick Dillon. Photograph © Fernando Alda
The architect Patrick Dillon designed this house for an artist and his wife, a house that was made to measure and similar to the country life they wanted to live.
The housing proposed by Patrick Dillon is developed on the plot in an organic way, as a result of the winding path of spaces within the forest, trees and volcanic rocks.
 
Description of the project by Patrick Dillon

The community of El Valle de Anton is located about 120km west of Panama City, at an elevation of about 600m above sea level. Located in the caldera of an extinct volcano (Ei Valle is the only village in the world located in the caldera of an extinct volcano), the area is characterized by its abundant rivers, hot springs, waterfalls, humid forest and a high level of biodiversity represented by hundreds of species of flora and fauna and more than 500 species of birds recognized in the area.


By giving up city life in favor of the more balanced pace of the countryside, clients, a renowned painter and his wife, ac...read more

Architects
Patrick Dillon / ENSITU, S.A.,
Collaborators
Structural Engineer.- Ing.
Frank Lee Mechanical / Electrical Engineers.- Ing. Mario Hill Engineers Plumbing.- Ing. Ricardo Reyna
Client
Sr. Juan Carlos Marcos y Sra.
Anne Marie Champsaur
Area
350 m²
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Dillon

Patrick Dillon. Architect and planner, born and raised in Gamboa, where the Chagres River flows into the Panama Canal. After studying, living and working abroad for nearly 25 years, I returned to Panama to work in civil construction before starting my architectural practice- ENSITU. I am also VP of el Colegio de la Tierra, director of Junglewood Design, and co- founder of Estudio Remoto...read more