Located in the Montenegro neighborhood of the Chilean capital, this single-household dwelling is crowned with a thin volume which, clad in stainless steel panels and featuring a skylight, is the only part of the building that can be seen from the surrounding streets. The local architect Rodolfo Cañas completed the construction with the basement and the transparent ground floor opening out to the garden, but the original design takes into account a possible floor addition. The thick concrete slab that forms the ceiling was designed to withstand the weight of an extra level. For the time being, it provides a large roof terrace.
analyzes in each issue a theme related to a city, a country, a tendency or an
architect, with articles by leading specialists complemented by commentary on works
and projects illustrated in detail. Published bilingually, with Spanish and English
texts placed side by side.
covers current topics, taking stock of recent trends in set sections: cover story,
works and projects, art and culture, books, technique and innovation. From 2013
on, monthly and bilingual, with Spanish and English texts printed side by side.
is the third member of the AV family: a bilingual publication essentially focussed
on design projects (with special attention on competitions and construction details),
heretofore only laterally dealt with in the other two magazines.