Locally salvaged zinc panels clad a seaside getaway in Chile

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Designed by Chilean architecture firm Ortuzar Gebauer Arquitectos, the Coo Lodge is a seaside getaway that’s tied into the surrounding landscape history with its weathered zinc cladding. Sourced from old construction sites, the reclaimed metal plates have been oxidized to a reddish color similar to that of the ground color. Located on the beach with spectacular views of the sea and distant volcanoes, the building was constructed to feel like an extension of the landscape.

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