KOJA, the micro-space tree home by Finnish designer Kristian Talvitie that obtained an honourable point out within the 2021 Polestar Design Contest, has been delivered to life this summer season 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 venture obtained an honourable point out in the 2021 Polestar Design Contest. Getting ready for the launch of the 2022 contest, Polestar determined to convey KOJA to life.
In-built 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.
OkOJA is a part of the ‘Home by an Architect’ exhibition throughout 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 decreasing the necessity for journey within the first place, but nonetheless brings individuals nearer to nature.
Connected to a tree trunk slightly below 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 setting. KOJA connects to the rising micro area development 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 power whereas maximising the expertise.
“Most designers take a look at design from a consumer perspective,” says the designer of KOJA, Kristian Talvitie. “I additionally take a look at issues from the setting’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 intently with the Polestar Design crew in Gothenburg, Sweden, and with colleagues at Finnish design company Extremely.
Created from sustainable and sturdy supplies similar to regionally sourced wooden and wool, KOJA blends in with its pure setting and on the identical time creates an eye catching distinction.