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Casa el Pangue: Stunning Terraced Home Overlooks the Pacific Ocean in Chile

Posted By Helen Morgan On January 22, 2013 @ 2:30 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,Gallery | No Comments

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Elton + Léniz [1] designed Casa el Pangue [2] to follow the natural course of a steep slope in Chile. The designers terraced every level with the volumes of the building so that each tier faces out to sea and is connected by a series of dramatic staircases. The main walkway from the lowest level car park is a rising staircase that ascends out from under a balcony.

The spectacular view of the Pacific draws residents to the windows, taking full advantage of the home’s site. From the living room, the home extends out towards a large terrace which is surrounded by planters. All of the family rooms and living areas are arranged around this design to create a dynamic sense of space.

+ Elton + Léniz [1]

Images courtesy of Natalia Vial

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[1] Elton + Léniz: http://www.eltonleniz.cl/

[2] Casa el Pangue: http://www.eltonleniz.cl/casa-aguero/

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