Budget Breakdown: They Built Their $60K Home to Preserve the Surrounding Forest

Instead of spreading out, an architect couple opt for a taller dwelling with a smaller footprint in Puerto Varas, Chile.
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Camilo Fuentealba and Eduardo Díaz met in 2010 while studying architecture in the Chilean city of Concepción. They hit it off—both personally and professionally—founded their own firm, Estudio Sur, in 2016, and moved to the resort town of Puerto Varas a few years later.

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Mark Johanson
Mark Johanson is an American journalist based in Santiago, Chile.