Gorgeous Glazed House at Rupanco Lake Blends With the Woods in Chile

by , 04/11/14

Squella Arquitectos, Chile, the House at Rupanco Lake, native forest, glazed home, home in the woods, transparent architecture, architecture, green materials

Squella’s idyllic gateway in Chile was envisioned as if it had no walls. Made from glass and wood, it beautifully blends with its natural environment and its few furniture pieces are fixed to the floor.

Related: Gorgeous Optical Glass House in Hiroshima is Made from 6,000 Glass Bricks

Also made from wood, the roof has a double-beam system for extra strength and upper-level support. Naturally illuminated by sunshine, the only decoration comes from tree shadows! The House at Rupanco Lake is the perfect eco-retreat that even has an exterior deck that the trees grow through.

+ Squella Arquitectos

Via Plataforma Arquitectura

Photos by German and Magdalena Squella 

Related Posts


or your inhabitat account below

  • Read Inhabitat

  • Search Categories

  • Recent Posts

  • Recent Comments

  • Browse by Keyword

get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
Federated Media Publishing - Home