House in Zapallar, Chile

Architect: Enrique Browne

Contemporary Summer House in Chile

The site of this holiday house is long and very inclined. It falls from the North to the South. On its upper edge it sits on a road that unites different seaside towns.

From the upper section it offers splendid views of the seaside resort and of the bay. However, the tree-filled site had many problems.

Louis Vuitton Santiago – Chile Retail Space

Design: Jose-Carlos Valdivia de Los Ríos + Gustavo Carmona

Louis Vuitton designers have selected Accoya®, the world-leading modified wood, manufactured by Accsys Technologies, for the brand’s second store in Latin America.

The prestigious clothing and accessories store, located in Santiago, Chile, was designed by Louis Vuitton architect, Jose-Carlos Valdivia de Los Ríos and Gustavo Carmona, a Mexican architect who lead the Materia-Arquitectónica study.

Santiago Telecom Tower, Chile

Design: Architects of Invention

3rd Prize Winner for Telecom Tower Competition Santiago, Chile

The young London-Moscow-Tbilisi-based practice Architects of Invention has received 3rd Prize for Telecommunications Tower in Santiago de Chile.
The concept of this tower suggests the volcano and optical phenomena such as the halo and the sun pillar. The ideas originate with the early modernists such as Rodchenko, Tatlin, Yakov Chernikhov and Malevich.

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