Published in DASH #07 - The Eco House
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Casa Weeber

St WillibrordusCarlos Weeber & CASArchitects

The traditional country houses on Curaçao are adapted to the climate. They make use of the constant trade winds for ventilation and feature covered verandas or porches that allow the wind, but not the sun, to penetrate their living quarters. Today this building tradition is apparently no longer a given in Antillean construction: contemporary homes now require large air-conditioning installations in order to eliminate the heat generated indoors by the sun…