Polestar builds a brand new tree home with sustainable supplies


Polestar, the Swedish maker of sustainable vehicles, has created a contemporary tree home referred to as KOJA. With a mid-century flare and completely fabricated from sustainable supplies, that is one cool experiment in designing a micro-living house.

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The concept behind KOJA was to reimagine sustainable journey. KOJA was designed by Finnish designer Kristian Talvitie, who additionally acquired an honorable point out within the 2021 Polestar Design Contest. In preparation for the 2022 contest launch, Polestar determined to construct the KOJA tree home.

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The front of the tree house by Polestar with stairs leading up to the door

Additional, KOJA was constructed within the artwork and design hub of Fiskars in southwest Finland. It is going to even be part of the “Home by an Architect” exhibition through the Fiskars Village Artwork & Design Biennale open from Might to September of 2022. This tree home is designed to scale back the quantity of journey wanted to attach with nature. As well as, it’s the first submission from the Polestar Design Contest to be realized at full scale.

Rounded windows of the KOJA tree house by Polestar

“We have been fascinated by the concept and the way it interprets our model values into a distinct atmosphere. That was key for us, and we have been so impressed that we determined to construct it,” says Maximilian Missoni, Head of Design at Polestar.

Interior of the micro space tree house

Furthermore, KOJA attaches to a tree trunk just under the cover. To maximise panoramic views, the tiny home has a panoramic glazed facade. There’s additionally a rising pattern in micro areas by which individuals who would in any other case take a for much longer journey to expertise the wilderness attempt to discover a reference to nature nearer to dwelling.

A tree going through the modern micro space

In the meantime, the design was impressed by Polestar design language — smooth, trendy, a bit minimalist — and brings the corporate’s values of sustainability and nice design to life. The home minimizes using supplies and vitality whereas maximizing novel experiences.

Looking up through the ceiling windows of the space

“Most designers take a look at design from a consumer perspective,” says Kristian Talvitie. “I additionally take a look at issues from the atmosphere’s perspective. There must be a symbiosis between the design and the place it’s encountered.”

We love this shift in pondering round sustainability and design. The KOJA tree home was comprised of regionally sourced wooden and wool amongst different supplies. It makes an attempt to mix with the pure atmosphere whereas creating an attention grabbing distinction and exquisite design.

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Photographs by way of Polestar