Design studio the Andes House saw potential for an office system in an unlikely material.
Mike's second-floor office features locally-sourced cabinetry.
The chairs here are by Brazilian designer Zanini de Zanine.
Agustín Hernandez's home office.
Lightweight and configurable, the designers see the system as a flexible solution for workspaces, as well as schools,...
The 1950s desk in the office is from the original house; the chair is by Aksel, a Norwegian furniture company.
Concrete is used for the walls and ceiling and stone for the floors to maintain an urban, industrial feeling.
Collaborating with Arauco, the Andes House tested the durability of cholguán by exposing it to liquid.
The ENSAMBLE Project, as the system is known, includes smaller panels for subdividing desks.
The loft addition afforded space for a home office and music area.
The second-floor office is housed inside a rounded rectangle of concrete that the architect inserted on top of the old...