The seafront around Zapallar, Chile is unrelenting. The shores are lined with rocky outcroppings and crashing waves that make building a challenge. Casa Rambla stands powerfully amid the rugged rocks and beauty of the powerful ocean creating a delightful oasis for the owners. The 123 square meter home was designed by LAND Architects. The architectural firm new the elements could quickly degrade traditional materials, so they chose wood covered concrete construction. The concrete provides the powerful base for Casa Rambla, while the white treated wood outer provide the beauty. The home’s giant windows peer out over the ocean making every moment in the home an adventure.
Casa Rambla, aka The Boulevard House, has a large covered barbecue area overlooking the ocean and the home’s swimming pool. The home combines open views of the ocean with privacy from surrounding homes and the road. A beautiful home built to embrace the rugged environment and ocean.