A Cantilevered Home in Southern Chile Takes Design Cues From Lake, Trees, and Sky

A Cantilevered Home in Southern Chile Takes Design Cues From Lake, Trees, and Sky

By Laura Mauk / Photos by Cristóbal Palma
In designing a family retreat in Araucanía, Aguilo + Pedraza Architects uses form and materiality to weave the home into its wondrous surroundings.

"It’s as if the house is part of the natural scenery," says Roberto Del Fierro, describing the new home in Araucanía, Chile, that he shares with his wife, María Elena, and their three sons, Tomás, Cristóbal, and Benjamín. "When we’re inside," he says, "it feels like we’re out in the landscape."

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