KOJA, the micro-house tree residence by Finnish designer Kristian Talvitie that acquired an honourable mention in the 2021 Polestar Structure Contest, has been brought to existence this summer months at the renowned Fiskars Art & Design and style Biennale taking area in Finland. It’s the initially submission to be realised in total scale.
The authentic KOJA job been given an honourable point out in the 2021 Polestar Style Contest. Making ready for the launch of the 2022 contest, Polestar decided to bring KOJA to lifestyle.
Constructed in the village of Fiskars, an artwork and style and design hub in southwestern Finland, KOJA is the 1st submission from the Polestar Style Contest to be realised in entire–scale.
KOJA is element of the ‘House by an Architect’ exhibition all through the Fiskars Village Art & Style and design Biennale, open up from May well to September 2022.
Centered on the contest theme of “progress”, KOJA redefines sustainable travel by lessening the have to have for journey in the initial position, but nonetheless brings people nearer to mother nature.
Connected to a tree trunk just down below the cover and with no harming the tree, the structure maximises the treetop see with a panoramic glazed façade. A prosperous, immersive expertise in a natural surroundings. KOJA connects to the rising micro space trend and this tree property is obtainable for individuals who would or else take a substantially extended vacation to practical experience the wilderness. KOJA encapsulates both Polestar layout language and sustainability values, minimising the use of substance and power whilst maximising the knowledge.
“Most designers look at style and design from a person standpoint,” states the designer of KOJA, Kristian Talvitie. “I also seem at matters from the environment’s perspective. There ought to be a symbiosis amongst the style and where it is encountered.”
To translate the layout into actuality, Kristian Talvitie has been performing intently with the Polestar Structure group in Gothenburg, Sweden, and with colleagues at Finnish style and design company Extremely.
Made from sustainable and tough materials this kind of as regionally sourced wood and wool, KOJA blends in with its purely natural atmosphere and at the exact same time makes an eye-catching contrast.