House by the Cautín River exterior

A Chilean Cabin Rises Amidst Ancient Trees in the Andes Mountains2 of 13

The gable form of the cabin was inspired by vernacular utilitarian structures, as was the patterning of the facade with the horizontal datums. "The overlapping layers help pull water off the facade," says Iraguen. "It’s the most simple way to protect from the harsh rain and snow."

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