KOJA, the micro-place tree residence by Finnish designer Kristian Talvitie that gained an honourable point out in the 2021 Polestar Layout Contest, has been brought to lifetime this summer at the renowned Fiskars Artwork & Style Biennale taking position in Finland. It is the very first submission to be realised in comprehensive scale.
The primary KOJA job been given an honourable point out in the 2021 Polestar Design and style Contest. Making ready for the launch of the 2022 contest, Polestar made the decision to deliver KOJA to lifetime.
Built in the village of Fiskars, an artwork and structure hub in southwestern Finland, KOJA is the to start with submission from the Polestar Style and design Contest to be realised in comprehensive–scale.
KOJA is element of the ‘House by an Architect’ exhibition during the Fiskars Village Artwork & Design Biennale, open up from May well to September 2022.
Based mostly on the contest concept of “progress”, KOJA redefines sustainable travel by cutting down the will need for journey in the very first location, but even now brings individuals closer to character.
Connected to a tree trunk just down below the cover and without harming the tree, the layout maximises the treetop view with a panoramic glazed façade. A prosperous, immersive expertise in a normal atmosphere. KOJA connects to the growing micro space craze and this tree dwelling is accessible for individuals who would or else just take a much more time vacation to encounter the wilderness. KOJA encapsulates equally Polestar design and style language and sustainability values, minimising the use of materials and electricity even though maximising the knowledge.
“Most designers glimpse at style from a consumer perspective,” suggests the designer of KOJA, Kristian Talvitie. “I also glance at items from the environment’s point of view. There need to be a symbiosis in between the style and design and exactly where it’s encountered.”
To translate the layout into actuality, Kristian Talvitie has been doing the job intently with the Polestar Design and style crew in Gothenburg, Sweden, and with colleagues at Finnish design company Ultra.
Designed from sustainable and durable supplies this sort of as regionally sourced wooden and wool, KOJA blends in with its pure environment and at the identical time creates an eye-catching distinction.