KOJA, the micro-space tree household by Finnish designer Kristian Talvitie that obtained an honourable mention in the 2021 Polestar Style and design Contest, has been introduced to life this summer months at the renowned Fiskars Art & Design and style Biennale getting put in Finland. It’s the very first submission to be realised in complete scale.
The initial KOJA undertaking gained an honourable mention in the 2021 Polestar Style Contest. Making ready for the launch of the 2022 contest, Polestar decided to provide KOJA to life.
Created in the village of Fiskars, an artwork and design hub in southwestern Finland, KOJA is the very first submission from the Polestar Structure Contest to be realised in comprehensive–scale.
KOJA is part of the ‘House by an Architect’ exhibition in the course of the Fiskars Village Art & Design Biennale, open from May possibly to September 2022.
Based on the contest topic of “progress”, KOJA redefines sustainable vacation by cutting down the require for travel in the very first position, nevertheless however provides people today closer to mother nature.
Attached to a tree trunk just underneath the canopy and without having harming the tree, the style maximises the treetop watch with a panoramic glazed façade. A wealthy, immersive expertise in a organic environment. KOJA connects to the growing micro house development and this tree house is accessible for persons who would if not choose a considerably for a longer time journey to practical experience the wilderness. KOJA encapsulates both Polestar style language and sustainability values, minimising the use of material and energy even though maximising the knowledge.
“Most designers glance at layout from a user viewpoint,” states the designer of KOJA, Kristian Talvitie. “I also look at items from the environment’s standpoint. There must be a symbiosis involving the style and wherever it is encountered.”
To translate the style into actuality, Kristian Talvitie has been doing the job closely with the Polestar Structure team in Gothenburg, Sweden, and with colleagues at Finnish design agency Extremely.
Developed from sustainable and tough supplies this kind of as regionally sourced wood and wool, KOJA blends in with its pure environment and at the same time makes an eye-catching contrast.