As one half of Chile-based Estudio Diagonal, engineer Juan Pablo Delgado saw an architectural opportunity in a forest that developers had left "abandoned." The site, which is tucked away near his parents’ house, has no vehicular access and only a couple walking paths, but its remote and wild feel (and its proximity to existing utility lines) inspired Delgado to buy the land and craft a minimalist, low-budget retreat with his partner, architect Sebastián Armijo.
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