The Casa Cuatro sits above a cliff that overlooks the Pacific Ocean. The locally quarried stone makes the house blend in with the landscape and acts as a thermal-mass wall, absorbing heat during the day and releasing it through the evening.
Designed in 2012 by Nicolás Lipthay Allen / this contemporary single-storey residence sits on a cliff within the Valparaíso Area, Chile. Description by Nicolás Lipthay Allen / Tunquen Home, situated one hundred si.
TUNQUEN TREASURE A set of solar panels, a wind-powered well, and passive sustainable strategies make living miles from municipal utilities a non-issue for this Chilean beachgoer. photos by: Crisobal Palma