The playroom later became Xenia’s office.
Design studio the Andes House saw potential for an office system in an unlikely material.
The ENSAMBLE Project, as the system is known, includes smaller panels for subdividing desks.
Collaborating with Arauco, the Andes House tested the durability of cholguán by exposing it to liquid.
The second-floor office is housed inside a rounded rectangle of concrete that the architect inserted on top of the old...