Ingrid Cliff House by WMR Arquitectos

© Sergio Pirrone

Ingrid Cliff House by WMR Arquitectos

Standing on the edge of a coastal cliff, the Ingrid House is a two-storey wooden residence, a warm and calm wind shelter overlooking the spectacular views of Pacific Ocean.

Architects: WMR Arquitectos
Location: Navidad, Chile
Photographs: Sergio Pirrone

Ingrid Cliff House by WMR Arquitectos
© Sergio Pirrone
Ingrid Cliff House by WMR Arquitectos
© Sergio Pirrone

Located on the windiest regions of Chile, the straight lines of the house has contrasts dramatically with the sinuous coastline which created by these high winds.

Ingrid Cliff House by WMR Arquitectos
© Sergio Pirrone
Ingrid Cliff House by WMR Arquitectos
© Sergio Pirrone

A fully exposed wooden terrace stands apart from the house.

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Ingrid Cliff House by WMR Arquitectos
© Sergio Pirrone
Ingrid Cliff House by WMR Arquitectos
© Sergio Pirrone

Designed with 150-centimeter grid, the rectangular house has the living area on the ground floor and bedrooms above. generous glazing takes advantage of the view of the ocean. Aside from the metal window frames and broad glazing, the house is made up essentially of wood, allowed to remain in a fairly rough state.

Ingrid Cliff House by WMR Arquitectos
© Sergio Pirrone
Ingrid Cliff House by WMR Arquitectos
© Sergio Pirrone

Inspiration from architect:

The design had two aims. One was to make the experience of the place a contemplation of the the scenery out. The other was to achieve the construction only with local materials and labour.

Ingrid Cliff House by WMR Arquitectos
© Sergio Pirrone