KOJA, the micro-area tree home by Finnish designer Kristian Talvitie that received an honourable point out in the 2021 Polestar Style and design Contest, has been brought to existence this summer at the renowned Fiskars Artwork & Design Biennale having place in Finland. It’s the 1st submission to be realised in whole scale.
The unique KOJA project been given an honourable mention in the 2021 Polestar Style and design Contest. Planning for the launch of the 2022 contest, Polestar made the decision to deliver KOJA to existence.
Built in the village of Fiskars, an art and structure hub in southwestern Finland, KOJA is the initially submission from the Polestar Style and design Contest to be realised in entire–scale.
KOJA is part of the ‘House by an Architect’ exhibition in the course of the Fiskars Village Art & Style and design Biennale, open up from May well to September 2022.
Centered on the contest concept of “progress”, KOJA redefines sustainable vacation by minimizing the have to have for vacation in the initial area, yet however brings folks nearer to character.
Connected to a tree trunk just underneath the canopy and with no harming the tree, the design and style maximises the treetop view with a panoramic glazed façade. A prosperous, immersive expertise in a organic environment. KOJA connects to the rising micro place craze and this tree house is accessible for individuals who would otherwise just take a a great deal more time vacation to working experience the wilderness. KOJA encapsulates equally Polestar design and style language and sustainability values, minimising the use of product and energy while maximising the experience.
“Most designers seem at layout from a user standpoint,” suggests the designer of KOJA, Kristian Talvitie. “I also glimpse at issues from the environment’s standpoint. There really should be a symbiosis concerning the design and the place it’s encountered.”
To translate the style into fact, Kristian Talvitie has been doing the job carefully with the Polestar Style team in Gothenburg, Sweden, and with colleagues at Finnish design and style agency Extremely.
Made from sustainable and sturdy products these kinds of as regionally sourced wooden and wool, KOJA blends in with its natural setting and at the very same time makes an eye-catching contrast.