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Modern Days Chilean Colonial-Style House by Mapa

  • Located on the outskirts of Santiago in the Valley of Curacaví, Chile the WA house corresponds to the southern slopes of the valley and oriented toward the northwest in the direction of the distant views framed by the hills and vineyards. The architects of MAPA were faced with several requests from the client, first the property needs to provide both solitude as well as spaces for friends and company. With references from a Chilean colonial-style house the residence is divided into three areas: private, common and guests. Allowing the client to utilize the house however he wants to. Second, align the views in the east-west direction towards the valley on one side at the same time including the vineyards in the distance.  Third, two primary elements of Chilean colonial architecture: exterior corridor and courtyard are incorporated to create circulation between the three areas. Inside the house, the common use sector contains living, dining and kitchen, emphasizing the relationship between patios and the view, avoiding the presence of western light by placing the eaves that shape the main corridor, which also constitutes as the terraces of the house.

  • Jessie Jessie was born in China in 1989; she holds a Bachelor degree in Marketing and Global Management from Binghamton University and is currently a marketing major MBA student there. Her diverse background provided her with early exposure to different cultures which led her to take an interest in international business development. Even though she has serious intentions in becoming a globalized business woman in the future she also has many hobbies that people normally wouldn’t link together. She is a cosmetics/skincare enthusiast who started her own YouTube channel as a beauty guru in hopes of sharing her knowledge and experiences with the rest of the community. She is a dedicated foodie that spends countless hours researching the best places in town to eat and enjoy time with her friends. With possibilities of culinary school and makeup freelancing in her future, she is open-minded and hopes to live as optimistic as she can be.
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