Patagonian Shadow Pavilion / DRAA

Patagonian Shadow Pavilion / DRAA

Patagonian Shadow Pavilion / DRAA - Exterior Photography, Forest
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Patagonian Shadow Pavilion / DRAA - Exterior Photography, Forest, Garden

Textual content description offered by the architects. A specific cultural combine has offered a collection of sudden suspended objects to the Patagonian panorama. Buildings which are seemingly ineffective or at finest outsized with a single cowl grow to be landmarks, indicating possession or marking the best way.

Patagonian Shadow Pavilion / DRAA - Exterior Photography, Forest
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Patagonian Shadow Pavilion / DRAA - Exterior Photography, Forest

Many instances, they do not cowl something, they only present shade. European settlers introduced architectural kinds, whereas native carpenters taught learn how to work with noble woods from the realm as an alternative to corresponding strong supplies.

Patagonian Shadow Pavilion / DRAA - Exterior Photography, Forest
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Patagonian Shadow Pavilion / DRAA - Exterior Photography, Forest

The combo grew to become referred to as the Chilote/German approach attributable to its place of birth, characterised by ingenious carpentry made solely of wooden
and roofs and facades manufactured from Alerce tiles. Moreover, there are some connections that unite the Auvernia-Rhône-Alpes area with northern Chilean Patagonia.

Patagonian Shadow Pavilion / DRAA - Exterior Photography, Forest
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Patagonian Shadow Pavilion / DRAA - Exterior Photography, Windows, Forest, Garden

On the identical distance from the Equator, Coyhaique and Annecy, each at 45° South and North, have an analogous local weather, and the objects venture the identical depth of shadow at reverse instances of the 12 months. Whereas through the competition’s inauguration, we enter the boreal summer time, on June twenty first it is going to be winter solstice in Chile, the second of best shadow projection, if the climate permits it.

Patagonian Shadow Pavilion / DRAA - Exterior Photography, Windows, Forest
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Patagonian Shadow Pavilion / DRAA - Exterior Photography

We wished to contribute a bit of Patagonian shadow, a couple of sq. meters of a cantilevered object that can cross the trail and redirect the views. The construction portrays and boasts its structural calls for and homes a minimal liveable pod to be skilled by just one individual at a time, to really feel and respect the outsized cowl whereas having fun with the views of the lake beneath a ventilated shade.

Patagonian Shadow Pavilion / DRAA - Interior Photography
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Patagonian Shadow Pavilion / DRAA - Interior Photography, Beam

The amount is solely composed of a naked construction and a roof. The efforts appear easy though there are appreciable forces that convey stress to the cabin. The flaneurs will really feel compelled to cease and observe the hidden stress, resolved with wood joints and a few pillars that lightly relaxation on the bottom.

Patagonian Shadow Pavilion / DRAA - Interior Photography, Forest
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Patagonian Shadow Pavilion / DRAA - Interior Photography, Beam

The uncomfortable imbalance between the cantilever and the supported part is prime to the feeling. The Patagonian Shadow Cabin shall be a pause to broaden the imaginative and prescient of a specific latitude and cultural context.

Patagonian Shadow Pavilion / DRAA - Interior Photography, Beam
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Patagonian Shadow Pavilion / DRAA - Interior Photography