Helvetia Refuge / SAA Arquitectura + Territorio

Helvetia Refuge / SAA Arquitectura + Territorio

Helvetia Refuge / SAA Arquitectura + Territorio - Interior Photography
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Helvetia Refuge / SAA Arquitectura + Territorio - Exterior Photography, Windows, Forest

Textual content description offered by the architects. The fee consisted of a mountain refuge on a wooded terrain within the city of Malalcahuello, close to the Corralco ski heart, Araucanía area, southern Chile. Because of the moisture of the terrain, given the snowfall in winter of greater than 80 cm in top, the construction was designed ranging from a metal flooring construction, and from there, the partitions and roof had been fully manufactured from wooden.

Helvetia Refuge / SAA Arquitectura + Territorio - Exterior Photography, Windows
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Helvetia Refuge / SAA Arquitectura + Territorio - Exterior Photography

The final format was outlined primarily based on a primary go to to the terrain, by which the spatial properties of the forest and the slope had been noticed. The refuge proposes a distant relationship with the bottom, rising 20 cm from the very best level of its location and balcony over the slope, directing the inside areas in direction of the forest and the peak of the foliage. 

Helvetia Refuge / SAA Arquitectura + Territorio - Exterior Photography
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Helvetia Refuge / SAA Arquitect
ura + Territorio - Interior Photography, Living Room, Chair, Windows, Beam

The architectural plan of the refuge is organized into three areas: the dwelling and dining-kitchen rooms, dealing with west; and the bedrooms and bogs, dealing with east. As a 3rd ingredient and as an organizing area, the inside circulation that separates each programmatic batteries borders an exterior central void, which not solely supplies distance between areas but in addition permits pure mild to permeate all of the packages that converge in it. Round its southern axis, and alongside your entire size of the circulation hallway, a skylight breaks by means of the extent of the roof to achieve the angle of the winter northern daylight.

Helvetia Refuge / SAA Arquitectura + Territorio - Interior Photography, Closet, Column, Beam
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Helvetia Refuge / SAA Arquitectura + Territorio - Interior Photography, Table, Windows, Beam

A terrace hall runs alongside the north, west, and south sides of the refuge, connecting the packages and areas on the outside and performing as an intermediate area for actions that happen within the western space of the refuge, the place it intersects with a walkway that ends in a sizzling tub.

Helvetia Refuge / SAA Arquitectura + Territorio - Interior Photography, Windows, Wood, Door, Beam, Facade, Deck

The sq. roof plan is designed with 4 slopes and a large zinc masking for correct snow melting management. Externally, the home is clad in vertically put in irregular floor picket boards to enhance water drainage. This resolution ends in a picture that pertains to the vertical linearity of the bushes current within the location.

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Helvetia Refuge / SAA Arquitectura + Territorio - Exterior Photography, Windows