felipe assadi submerges concrete painter's studio in los vilos, chile felipe assadi submerges concrete painter's studio in los vilos, chile
aug 18, 2015

felipe assadi submerges concrete painter's studio in los vilos, chile

felipe assadi submerges concrete painter’s studio in los vilos, chile
photography by fernando alda

 

 

 

an addition to ‘casa bahia azul‘ in los vilos in chile, architect felipe assadi has also designed the adjacent ‘painter’s studio’- a submerged concrete retreat on the same coastal plot as the home. embedded into the hill and the surroundings, the long rectangular space is entered via a floating staircase, leading down to the generous open-plan area. kept minimal, the room is used for canvas arrangement, storage of equipment, the activity of painting itself, all the while, looking out the exterior landscape. a light well between the concrete ceiling and wall illuminates the left side, meanwhile a floor to ceiling glass panel opens up to a balcony framing uninterrupted views of the chilean coast. 

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the artist retreat is a continuation of the casa bahia azul residence

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the large window frames a view of the ocean

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concrete has been continued internally, where the generous space has been left bare

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the entrance to studio where a small planted area is visible

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the concrete block is almost hidden from view

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the retreat is based on the coastal town of los vilos in chile

  • Amazing concept in Architecture and Interior finishes ,great and practical design .

    Archer Charles says:
  • This is a fantastic studio!

    DW says:
  • Simple and beautiful.

    Todd Friedlander says:
  • Lindísimo atelier, lindísimo.

    Alejandro Mulder says:
  • Brutally sweet and delicious!

    NelsondreyesArchitect says:

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