2009 Country House / Paula Livingstone + Max Velasco Houses Save this picture!Courtesy of Paula Livingstone + Max VelascoRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcorePorcelain StonewareGrespaniaPorcelain Tiles- CoverlamMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedMetallicsSculptformClick-on Battens in Ivanhoe ApartmentsText description provided by the architects. The commission was to design a small house in the middle of an old peach tree plantation. The client asked us to use traditional elements from the countryside, such as pitched roofs, clay tiles and open corridors.Save this picture!Courtesy of Paula Livingstone + Max VelascoGiven these conditions, we design a house with characteristics from typical Chilean architecture. Our main objective was to generate a sequence of open spaces under a large deck that unifies the different areas of the house. We propose to maintain certain existing peach trees and place the volume respecting planting lines to benefit orientation.Save this picture!Courtesy of Paula Livingstone + Max VelascoIn short, the house is composed of three main elements:- Enclosure: Composed of concrete and stone walls containing the inside, which open and stretch to enhance certain views and connect different areas within the site.Save this picture!Courtesy of Paula Livingstone + Max Velasco- Concrete modules: 4 equally sized reinforced concrete modules are located with a different spatial treatment according to their program. The objective of these elements is to isolate the different rooms from each other through a wall with a habitable thickness. (cellar, barbecue-kitchen, fireplace-closet, bathroom.Save this picture!General Plan- Roof: The roof is generated from an L-shaped concrete beam that runs around the perimeter of the house and whose main purpose is to absorb the weight of the large roof, and distribute it on the perimeter walls. This beam supports the wooden roof and clay tiles that run the entire length of the house and extend to the parking area.Project gallerySee allShow lessZaha Hadid Architects Release Video Presentation and Report on New National Stadium …Architecture News5 Reasons Frank Gehry Might be the Perfect Choice for the LA River Master PlanArticles Share CopyHouses•Rosario, Chile Architects: Max Velasco, Paula Livingstone Year Completion year of this architecture project Save this picture!Courtesy of Paula Livingstone + Max Velasco+ 19 Share Year: Chile ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/773061/country-house-paula-livingstone-plus-max-velasco Clipboard ArchDaily “COPY” “COPY” Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/773061/country-house-paula-livingstone-plus-max-velasco Clipboard Country House / Paula Livingstone + Max VelascoSave this projectSaveCountry House / Paula Livingstone + Max Velasco CopyAbout this officePaula LivingstoneOfficeFollowMax VelascoOfficeFollowProductsWoodStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRosarioChilePublished on September 07, 2015Cite: “Country House / Paula Livingstone + Max Velasco” [Casa de Campo / Paula Livingstone + Max Velasco] 07 Sep 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.