Construido en en El Ranco Province, Chile. Imagenes por Guy Wenborne. El propósito de esta casa es construir un lugar de reunión. La obra surge como un encargo para diseñar una casa que sería ocupada como un lugar de descanso durante fines de semana, vacaciones. this family home by cazú zegers uses a series of curving walls to define the perimeter and sculptural interior.

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It’s that very territory that gives rise to both the difficulties and the inspirations.

You can unsubscribe at any time. The two questions are complementary, because my architecture is born out of and is based on the Amereida concept. On the one hand, there is the inspiration offered by the poetic work that determines form and zfgers derives from the natural elements present in the places in which we work; for example, in the case of the hotel, the poetic word spelt: The house was designed as a vacation home for a family, its extended relatives, and friends, so it spans a significant sq m.

Cazu Zegers [Recent Lecture] : Rensselaer | Architecture

I’ve invented a method named Thesis of the Segerswhich is the encounter between the poetic word and the territory, a place in zegerz the equivalence between gesture and sign zegerss produced, the embryo of a new creation. The idea that guides my work in Chile is based on the fact that for a seismic southern country such as this —characterised by a territory in permanent friction, struck by earthquakes every ten years, with volcanoes, tsunamis, floods, “white earthquakes” and so on —, faced with a force as beautiful as it is catastrophic, our work has to be light and temporary, placing particular emphasis on low-tech with cazy high poetic charge.

The recently completed Casa LLU follows the tradition of the latter with its wooden, zigzagging forms cutting a strong, poised figure within the lush landscape of southern Chile. So you know the younger generations of designers, in particular the Chileans. The form of the hotel borrowed this attribute from the surrounding territory, so as to unite with the landscape, without demystifying it.


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zegefs Consequently, approaches such as building in an ephemeral fashion practically without leaving traces, or reconstructing without forcing the building to lose value, or making the landscape resonant so that it conserves the memory of what once existed is without doubt a path to be followed.

Young architects have to work within these contexts.

Concrete is an honest material that I’m accustomed to working with in a certain way, without ever rendering or covering it. The architect used a mix of local and contemporary architectural languages. This method allows me to tackle the diverse scales and types of design, acting as a common thread. China Germany India Mexico, Central America and Caribbean Sri Lanka Korea zeegers close icon-comments icon-down-sm icon-download icon-facebook icon-heart icon-heart icon–mobile-logo icon-next-sm icon-next icon-pinterest icon-play icon-plus icon-prev-sm icon-prev Search icon-twitter icon-views icon-instagram.

Glass is the contemporary material par excellence ; it constitutes by its very nature the “absence of limits” and transforms buildings into, airy, light and transparent structures.

Yes, there are various architectural competitions for students organized by Chilean companies: For example, in Chile there is a significant problem with earthquakes, destroying what little architectural heritage we have. Workshop, and I devote myself to the Aperture works that invent an idiom; caz them is Casa Cala zegsrs, which I consider to be my thesis house.

Workshop; development of the thesis of the territory. Poetics of the Territory Before tonight’s lecture at the MAXXI, the Chilean architect describes her work and process; based on the relationship between poetry and the South American territory, it introduces its own idiom. The name of your design group A.

This is why the book collecting my works is entitled Prototypes in the Territory.

Zegers’ architectural forms are generated by the relationship between poetry and architecture, with great attention paid to the relationships between ways of life, materials and construction.

Corma, a competition promoting construction in wood, and CAP, which does the same for steel. As a teacher, my principal concern is to transmit this method of searching for zsgers, for a personal language of forms, the importance of not copying the most fashionable trends from developed countries. He calls it the Regiona territory that, once named, becomes landscape and place in which life unfolds and on which is based the zegerx of a people.


In tackling such a vast and powerful terrain, what are the inspirations and what xegers the difficulties? Are there any other opportunities for young designers to emerge and promote experimentation and architectural innovation in Chile? One of the members of the family has particular access requirements, so this informed the final design.

Cazu Zegers [Recent Lecture]

What do you think are the main characteristics, trends and innovative aspects that distinguish the research of the youngest and most advanced Chilean architects? Chilean architect Cazu Zegers. Cazu Zegers, Hotel del VientoPatagonia.

My architecture, based on the relationship between poetry and the South American territory, is intended to introduce its own idiom. For more information visit the website of Cazu Zegers. In what way is this translated in the design of domestic spaces?

Cazu Zegers designs elevated timber retreat in the Chilean woods

dazu Among these some are differentiated by a natural element to which attention is drawn, such as the Casa del Fuocothe Casa del Aquathe Casa del Silenziothe Casa della Luna and the Casa Calafor which you received a prize at the Buenos Aires Biennale of Architecture in I’ve zevers a method named Thesis of the Territory, which is the cazuu between the poetic word and the territory, a place in which the equivalence between gesture and sign is produced, the embryo of a new creation. The concrete used at Los Vilos derives from the fact that it was a house facing the sea and so maintenance was an issue that could not be ignored during the design phase.

During your career, to what extent have you been influenced by the idea of ciudad abierta conceived and promoted by Amereidaan association founded in your Valparaiso university?