Casa La Roja is a small house, consisting of 87m2 distributed on two floors. Its shape arises from a solid cube and the subtraction of part of its mass, to generate a double height entrance terrace and the roof slopes. The house is located in a mountain area of a sparsely urbanized context that seems rural. It is a low-density area, with plots around 5,000 m2; therefore the houses are isolated, with no visual contact between them.
Felipe Assadi Arquitectos
Felipe Assadi Arquitectos was informally established in 1999, and dully established in 2006 with Felipe Assadi and Francisca Pulido as its principal partners. The office has developed projects mainly in Chile, with some participation in Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Peru, USA and Italy. Felipe Assadi receives the architect degree from the Finis Terrae University, in 1996, and the Master of Architecture degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in 2006. In 1999, he was awarded with the Young Graduation Class Award given by the Chilean Association of Architects, award granted to the best less than 35 years architect.
This project is a reinforced concrete house composed of a succession of longitudinal and transverse beams that work together to generate a single structural piece. As always, we prefer to inhabit a structure instead of structuring a room. In this way, we consider the technical feasibility of a project as its actual design resolution; feasibility is not separate from project design.
This Chilean concrete residence is a stance towards designing on a slope. Or rather, it is the synthesis of such a stance, a pavilion that is slanted to take in the slope of the hillside where it is located, with the program developed on several semi-levels that are internally related …
This concrete painting studio was designed by Felipe Assadi and Francisca Pulido as an extension of a house. The studio is located in Los Vilos, Chile. Project description: The painter’s studio has been erected to one side of a house in Bahía Azul. A small space, it appears to be a prolongation of the terrain when seen […]
Felipe Assadi and his wife Francesca Pulido are young architects from Chile with a great vision and freedom in their creations, part of, because their country doesn’t have a very strong tradition in this field. Pulido says “Chile is a place of opportunity”. Assadi adds that “The country is in the process of creating an […]