Muelle House is an all wood home made entirely of timber and is one of the last of its kind among Chile architecture in its home town of Chiloe. This unusual house plan designed by Jonas Retamal sits on a 28-degree slope, and is made to weather the region’s unstable climate. Come rain, come wind, come fire, this awesome wood clad house can stand up to anything. Stilts bring it up off its hillside, and the house extends onto a cantilevered deck, which overlooks Castro’s fjord. The all-wood design is made of peanut, tepa and ulmo wood, which gives it a lot of variety in color and texture. Inside, three volumes cover off the home’s three functions – service areas, sleeping quarters and a living and lounging area which combines a kitchen, living and dining room opening onto the deck.
via Digs Digs
Posted on October 17, 2009 6:38 PM