The houses of Neruda are full of life.
La Chascona, the house of Santiago, is one that tighten against the hill trying to step away from the city, between the middle of foliage, trees shade and moisture.
La Chascona is a corner house that adapted to the hill without excel, without underscored as" a forbidden love "which was born. Its interiors are developed in small units that are stretched, where the terraces, balconies and scales open to the outside as accompanying vegetation.
José Ruiz Rojas told about this house that the strength of their initial plans is just staying in the least in the small to be a steep hill dissimulation and let the vast space, its ground, talk to all their natural expressions, showing us that we are on the slope.
In this way home playing with the hill and little corners a custom facilities and various collectors'' items, which is a continuing pattern of all the houses of our poet.
Variety, color, shape and transparency are the real actors who brought announce a story and other diversity, its insistence us wrapped in a magic images of something new and renewable.
It is known that Neruda loved each of their houses and which had a deep, where every house express their time and way of life through his verses. La Chascona is one of the houses that any talks, visits by the youth who visit again and again, because it is beautiful and projected stories, how said Jose Ruiz Rojas.
"That''s heavy" because this unit of space, design or decor do not fight among themselves, quite the contrary are complementary and are projected changes thousand, a thousand stories in front the continuous light. The light.
Of such smoothious vestiges
I built with an axe, knife
knife, these wooden love
and build small houses of fourteen
tables for them live your eyes
than I love and sing.
To Matilde Urrutia, Cien Sonetos de Amor.