A Stranded House By WHALE! Architects

Chilean architect firm WHALE! adapted the classic beach house structure to suit the clifftop location of their ‘Stranded House’.

Located in the coastal town of Tunquén, Chile, the three-bedroom residence overlooks an estuary that leads to the Pacific Ocean. Inspired by the motif of a stranded whale, the house was constructed from a series of pine wood frames, unified under one roof, which is described by the architects as “continuous and homogeneous, trapping in a single gesture the different moments of the house.”

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All images © Hugo Bertolotto

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