December 3, 2022


Born to perform

Polestar brings to life KOJA micro tree house project

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KOJA, the micro-area tree home by Finnish designer Kristian Talvitie that received an honourable mention in the 2021 Polestar Structure Contest, has been brought to life this summer season at the renowned Fiskars Art & Layout Biennale using area in Finland. It is the to start with submission to be realised in complete scale.

The unique KOJA undertaking acquired an honourable point out in the 2021 Polestar Design and style Contest. Preparing for the start of the 2022 contest, Polestar made the decision to deliver KOJA to daily life.

Polestar KOJA micro tree house design concept

Created in the village of Fiskars, an artwork and structure hub in southwestern Finland, KOJA is the to start with submission from the Polestar Design Contest to be realised in wholescale.

KOJA is component of the ‘House by an Architect’ exhibition during the Fiskars Village Artwork & Design and style Biennale, open up from May to September 2022.

Polestar KOJA micro tree house design concept

Primarily based on the contest concept of “progress”, KOJA redefines sustainable journey by lessening the will need for journey in the initially place, nonetheless nevertheless provides individuals closer to character.

Polestar KOJA micro tree house design concept

Connected to a tree trunk just below the cover and with no harming the tree, the style maximises the treetop look at with a panoramic glazed façade. A rich, immersive experience in a purely natural atmosphere. KOJA connects to the growing micro area pattern and this tree dwelling is accessible for individuals who would in any other case choose a a great deal for a longer period trip to experience the wilderness. KOJA encapsulates the two Polestar style and design language and sustainability values, minimising the use of material and electrical power while maximising the knowledge.

Polestar KOJA micro tree house design concept

Most designers appear at structure from a user perspective,” suggests the designer of KOJA, Kristian Talvitie. “I also look at issues from the environment’s point of view. There need to be a symbiosis concerning the layout and the place it is encountered.”

Polestar KOJA micro tree house design concept

To translate the style and design into truth, Kristian Talvitie has been doing work closely with the Polestar Design team in Gothenburg, Sweden, and with colleagues at Finnish design agency Ultra.

Created from sustainable and strong components these as locally sourced wooden and wool, KOJA blends in with its all-natural setting and at the exact time results in an eye-catching distinction.

(Supply: Polestar)


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