KOJA, the micro-space tree home by Finnish designer Kristian Talvitie that acquired an honourable point out within the 2021 Polestar Design Contest, has been dropped at life this summer time on the famend Fiskars Artwork & Design Biennale going down in Finland. It’s the primary submission to be realised in full scale.
The unique KOJA undertaking acquired an honourable point out in the 2021 Polestar Design Contest. Making ready for the launch of the 2022 contest, Polestar determined to carry KOJA to life.
Inbuilt the village of Fiskars, an artwork and design hub in southwestern Finland, KOJA is the primary submission from the Polestar Design Contest to be realised in full–scale.
OkayOJA is a part of the ‘Home by an Architect’ exhibition through the Fiskars Village Artwork & Design Biennale, open from Might to September 2022.
Based mostly on the competition theme of “progress”, KOJA redefines sustainable journey by lowering the necessity for journey within the first place, but nonetheless brings individuals nearer to nature.
Connected to a tree trunk just under the cover and with out harming the tree, the design maximises the treetop view with a panoramic glazed façade. A wealthy, immersive expertise in a pure atmosphere. KOJA connects to the rising micro house pattern and this tree home is accessible for individuals who would in any other case take a for much longer journey to expertise the wilderness. KOJA encapsulates each Polestar design language and sustainability values, minimising using materials and vitality whereas maximising the expertise.
“Most designers take a look at design from a person perspective,” says the designer of KOJA, Kristian Talvitie. “I additionally take a look at issues from the atmosphere’s perspective. There ought to be a symbiosis between the design and the place it’s encountered.”
To translate the design into actuality, Kristian Talvitie has been working carefully with the Polestar Design staff in Gothenburg, Sweden, and with colleagues at Finnish design company Extremely.
Created from sustainable and sturdy supplies akin to domestically sourced wooden and wool, KOJA blends in with its pure atmosphere and on the similar time creates an attention-grabbing distinction.