Wonderful Eco Homes for the Indigenous Mapuche People Pop Up in Chile
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Located in Huechuraba, Santiago, the 25 built Ruca homes are part of a grand social housing complex. Made from bricks, concrete and local pine, the houses' natural facades were built from horizontal coligüe canes that let the breeze and sunshine flow inside.
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