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MAPA’s Modern Andes Retreat Saves Energy by Drawing on Local Building Techniques

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 26, 2014 01:05 AM
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by Ana Lisa Alperovich last modified Apr 25, 2014

MAPA's MR House is perched on steep terrain at El Buchén, on the Chilean side of the Andes Mountains. It was constructed from steel, local timber, and salvaged wood and glass in a forest clearing. The architects took care to respect existing ancient trees,






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