House in Molco / Cristián Axl Valdés Projects Year: Architects: Cristián Axl Valdés Area Area of this architecture project Save this picture!© Leo Basoalto+ 21 Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/870645/house-in-molco-mutar-estudio Clipboard House in Molco / Cristián Axl ValdésSave this projectSaveHouse in Molco / Cristián Axl Valdés “COPY” 2016 Photographs: Leo Basoalto, Natalia Franco Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Photographs Area: 120 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Chile Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/870645/house-in-molco-mutar-estudio Clipboard “COPY” ArchDaily CopyHouses•Molco, Chile Manufacturers: Arauco, Cintac®, DynalSave this picture!© Natalia FrancoRecommended ProductsFiber Cements / CementsSwisspearlSwisspearl Largo Fiber Cement PanelsDoorsAir-LuxPivoting DoorWoodEGGERLaminatesDoorsGorter HatchesRoof Hatch – RHT AluminiumText description provided by the architects. Build at southern Chile implies to design from up to down (like do it engineers). Therefore, all ambition and effort put into this house was to build a roof, as large as possible. Save this picture!© Leo BasoaltoSave this picture!Ground floor planSave this picture!© Leo BasoaltoThis is how a large metal roof is supported by a series of wooden posts which enclose and measure the space under this one. All this skeleton stays in sight, unveiling – without mystery – the way in which it was built. In this way this construction system made possible to work during the winter – in spite of recurrent rains of southern Chile – allowing to raise quickly a roof and to be able to work under it.Save this picture!© Leo BasoaltoStrong wind that characterize the place across freely between both structures, tempering the interior, without offering resistance and creating a shade under the roof.Save this picture!Section AAll exterior wood is black, meanwhile the metal roof is of an aluminum tone emphasizing its presence and differentiation between both structures.Save this picture!© Leo BasoaltoThe house is located on the landscape and front the landscape like a stranded skeleton that directs the views towards the volcano and the lake at a distance, taking advantage of its lucky location.Save this picture!© Leo BasoaltoProject gallerySee allShow lessInterview With Thom Mayne: “I Am a Pragmatic Idealist”InterviewsCitymapper, World-Renowned Urban Mobility App, Launches London’s First Pop-Up Bus RouteArchitecture News Share CopyAbout this officeCristián Axl ValdésOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesMolcoChilePublished on May 09, 2017Cite: “House in Molco / Cristián Axl Valdés” 09 May 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.