Construido en en El Ranco Province, Chile. Imagenes por Guy Wenborne. El propósito de esta casa es construir un lugar de reunión. La obra surge como un encargo para diseñar una casa que sería ocupada como un lugar de descanso durante fines de semana, vacaciones. this family home by cazú zegers uses a series of curving walls to define the perimeter and sculptural interior.

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Every nation has its issues and the architect, the constructor of the world, has to know how to respond. The form of the hotel borrowed this attribute from the zrgers territory, so as to unite with the landscape, without demystifying it. The project, located in a particularly rainy part of Chile, was imagined as a shelter from the elements. Architecture is an art that develops in space and consequently is three-dimensional.

You need to understand that our greatest heritage is the territory and its landscapes. This is why the book collecting my works is entitled Prototypes in the Territory.

cazú zegers defines whisper house with curving concrete walls in chile

Corma, a competition promoting construction in wood, and CAP, which does the same for steel. Your personal details will not be shared with those companies – we send the emails and you can unsubscribe at any time. This equivalence between gesture and sign, according to Martin Heideggerinaugurates a “place” in space. I’ve invented a method named Thesis of the Territorywhich is the encounter between the poetic word and the territory, a place in which the czu between gesture and sign is produced, the zegees of a new creation.

I believe that we women architects work in a field of “n” dimensions in which the senses play a role of indisputable importance. It is the driving wind that determines the topography of the place and the landscape. This heterogeneousness probably also reflects the varying landscapes and territories of Chile, from the Pacific Ocean coastline to the mountain areas and the valleys. Even today, while I was preparing my lecture, I realised that one always tends to follow a key idea.

The work therefore becomes a focus of multiple relationships that respond to the client’s requirements zeters a poetic and original fashion. Lateral wings are linked to this central volume and contain the family bedrooms and bathrooms, accessed ccazu via concealed doors.


Chilean architect Cazu Zegers has completed numerous projects and constructed several buildings in South America. Information For more information visit the website of Cazu Zegers. China Zfgers India Mexico, Central America and Caribbean Sri Lanka Korea icon-camera close icon-comments icon-down-sm icon-download icon-facebook icon-heart icon-heart icon–mobile-logo icon-next-sm icon-next icon-pinterest icon-play icon-plus icon-prev-sm icon-prev Search icon-twitter icon-views icon-instagram.

Workshop; development of the thesis of the territory. Amereida considers the South American population as an imitator of Europe, and therefore underlines the need to make our own the cultural identity that belongs to us.

The concrete used at Los Vilos derives from the fact that it was a house facing the sea and so maintenance was an issue that could not be ignored during the design phase. Its form is also the form of the family that will inhabit it, and for this reason it becomes an ingredient of fundamental importance in the ezgers phase.

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Wood is the predominant material — as in the Casa Taller Cubo at Kawelluco and the Casa Cala at Lago Ranco — and the traditional constructional techniques of Chilean carpenters make these spaces extremely natural and comfortable. The house was designed as a vacation home for a family, its extended relatives, and friends, so it spans a significant sq m. Young architects have to work within these contexts. Consequently, approaches such as building in an ephemeral fashion practically without leaving traces, or reconstructing without forcing the building to lose value, or making the landscape resonant so that it conserves the memory of what once existed is without doubt a path to be followed.

It’s a new void within which we can czu, like Malevich’s white on white.

Today more than ever, now that Chile is in a hurry to develop and the new mineral rush is populating the desert. The name of your zeegrs group A. For example, in Chile there is a significant problem with earthquakes, destroying what little architectural heritage we have.

The same is true of concrete; the recurrent curved forms I use are obtained through moulds made in very traditional ways. I’ve invented a method named Thesis of the Territory, which is the encounter between the poetic word and the territory, a place in which the equivalence between gesture and sign is produced, the embryo cazh a new creation.


In my work I recognise three distinct phases: This is where their high poetic component comes from. Among your projects there are many private dwellings.

My architecture in wood reprises the vernacular models of construction with that same material, transforming them into contemporary works through a traditional process. Yes, there are various architectural competitions for students organized by Chilean companies: How can you marry art and industry? As a teacher, my principal concern is to transmit this method of searching for originality, for a personal language of forms, the importance of not copying the most fashionable trends from developed countries.

Viento or WindHotel del Viento. And among them, do any names in particular come to mind? For more information visit the website of Cazu Zegers. Thank you for registering to the newsletter.

In your design work, the choice of materials and techniques also reflects your point of view and different styles. Concrete is an honest material that I’m accustomed to working with in a certain way, without ever rendering or covering it. Please keep me up to date with special offers and news just by email from carefully selected companies.

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What do fazu think are the main characteristics, trends and innovative aspects that distinguish the research of the youngest and most advanced Chilean architects? In this poetic vision attentive to the places of habitation, how important is your relationship with the client? It’s that very territory that gives rise to both the difficulties and the inspirations.