Machagua House, Chile

Rugged oak and stone walls enclose holiday home overlooking Chilean wetlands

The roof terrace of this timber- and stone-clad retreat by Croxatto and Opazo Arquitectos offers holiday-makers panoramic views of a scenic wetland in Chile.

Machagua House is located around 180 kilometres northwest of Santiago next to a wetland in the town of Cachagua.

The holiday home comprises two volumes faced in opposing materials. The larger single-story block forming the base is made from blocks of pale stone, while the smaller upper storey is covered in pieces of oak.

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