KOJA, the micro-room tree property by Finnish designer Kristian Talvitie that obtained an honourable point out in the 2021 Polestar Style Contest, has been introduced to lifetime this summertime at the renowned Fiskars Artwork & Style and design Biennale having place in Finland. It’s the to start with submission to be realised in complete scale.
The unique KOJA undertaking acquired an honourable point out in the 2021 Polestar Style and design Contest. Preparing for the start of the 2022 contest, Polestar made a decision to provide KOJA to daily life.
Built in the village of Fiskars, an art and design hub in southwestern Finland, KOJA is the to start with submission from the Polestar Style and design Contest to be realised in whole–scale.
KOJA is aspect of the ‘House by an Architect’ exhibition for the duration of the Fiskars Village Artwork & Design and style Biennale, open from Could to September 2022.
Based on the contest topic of “progress”, KOJA redefines sustainable journey by minimizing the want for journey in the to start with position, nonetheless still brings individuals nearer to character.
Connected to a tree trunk just below the cover and without the need of harming the tree, the style and design maximises the treetop watch with a panoramic glazed façade. A abundant, immersive experience in a natural setting. KOJA connects to the expanding micro house craze and this tree household is accessible for people who would in any other case get a much more time excursion to experience the wilderness. KOJA encapsulates both Polestar structure language and sustainability values, minimising the use of materials and electrical power whilst maximising the working experience.
“Most designers search at layout from a person point of view,” says the designer of KOJA, Kristian Talvitie. “I also search at things from the environment’s point of view. There ought to be a symbiosis among the style and where it is encountered.”
To translate the style and design into actuality, Kristian Talvitie has been doing work intently with the Polestar Structure group in Gothenburg, Sweden, and with colleagues at Finnish style and design agency Ultra.
Produced from sustainable and tough products these types of as locally sourced wood and wool, KOJA blends in with its organic surroundings and at the identical time makes an eye-catching distinction.