archatlas: Fitting a Rectangle Into a Circle …


Fitting a Rectangle Into a Circle

The architectural operation in Casa Do by Cazú Zegers

, in Los Vilos, Chile, is to inscribe a rectangle into a circle, generating a series of voids and fills void facing east and west, are used windows, whilst the fills contain two curved walls, being arcs of the circle that hols the slabs on 3 different levels, of living space. Intersection of the rectangle with the curve walls creates a central fountain of light.Carpentry is used in furnitures and objects d´art, in the central space, also the wooden staircase leading to the roof terrace.


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