A Simple Geometric Bayfront Home in Chile
Mathias Klotz’s first project, a deceptively simple bayfront house in Chile was commissioned by his mom on a shoestring budget.
Spotlight on Chilean Architect Mathias Klotz
Known for thoughtfully constructed modular homes that embrace their surroundings, award-winning Chilean architect Mathias Klotz...
An Unplugged Family Hideout Borders the Ocean in Chile
Solar power and a self-sufficient water system keep a family relaxed in Chile.
A Little Chilean Tree House That's One With the Canopy
Sited along a creek near the commune of Curacaví in Chile’s Santiago Metropolitan Region, “Quebrada House,” which translates to...
A Curvaceous Home in Chile Cuts a Dramatic Figure
The semicircular residence on Chiloé Island features a dramatic, sloping roof that extends over an interior courtyard.
Two Eclectic Volumes Unite This Contemporary Chilean Home
Perched 1,476 feet above sea level, a modern home is designed to beautifully embrace its coastal setting.
This Chilean Concrete Home Levitates Off a Coastal Slope
Stretching along the Chilean coast, reinforced concrete beams come together to create a striking, sculptural home.
A Timber-Clad Sauna in Chile Angles For Lakeside Views
In the Los Lagos district of Chile, hovering over a dark granite rock overlooking the lake, is Sauna Ranco, a simple refuge...
Santiago, Chile
Santiago may be a tamer city than its South American brethren, but as architect Sebastián Irarrázaval tells us, there's change...
This Modular Home in Chile Has Us Seeing Red—in a Good Way
The crimson dwelling, nestled in the Chilean commune of San José de Maipo, is composed of four modules stacked to form a...
A Black Timber Home in Chile Echoes Local Volcanic Stone
From some angles, this dramatic residence resembles a pitched-roof shed, while other vantage points reveal its graduated form.
Chilean Wine Barrel Breezeway
In Talca, Chile, over 50 wine barrels started a second life in 2006—though neither as planters nor avatars.
Just Getting to This Remote Patagonian Retreat Is an Adventure
A vacation home for a Chilean family rises on stilts from a rocky cliff, enjoying idyllic views of Lago Todos los Santos.
This Chilean House Recreates the Hot Spring Experience with a Super Luxurious Stone Tub
Located in a forest in the Andean foothills, a house draws from the region’s geology to produce a unique bathing experience.
This "Almost Cube" House Offers Mesmerizing Views of the Chilean Coast
Located in the coastal Chilean town of Punta de Lobos, a house with a pavilion-like shell made of slatted pinewood sits...
Chilean Architect Alejandro Aravena Wins This Year's Pritzker Prize
We revisit the remarkable, socially engaged work of Alejandro Aravena on the occasion of the announcement of his Pritzker Prize,...
Experience the Magic of Easter Island While Staying in a Modern Eco-Cabana
Located against the beautiful and mysterious backdrop of Easter Island in Chile, the Morerava Cabins boast a sleek,...
A Patagonian Prefab Cabin Is Built to Withstand Volatile Climates
This elevated prefab cabin along the Chilean Andes has a buffer zone that helps protect it against harsh climatic conditions.
Profile: Alejandro Aravena
The Pritzker Prize–winning Chilean architect reflects on innovation, social responsibility, and the limits of control.
Tunquen Treasure
A set of solar panels, a wind-powered well, and passive sustainable strategies make living miles from municipal utilities a...