Wooden Space

What counts most when it comes to a building is the immediate experience. Wooden Space is not much more than a shelter for fire and sleep. And yet, its reductive concept opens possibilities for what should not be preconceived. The design is simple: three walls are solid, one is open. The cabin remains disguised in…

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Sheltering landscapes

In November 2015 I joined a construction workshop in Northern Greece. It was a unique collaborative project developed and produced by LiAi studio who got in contact with the speleological association Mavros Vrachos. The speologist were in need for a permanent base in the neighborhood of 20 highly interesting and newly discovered caves located in…

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Fika Commons

My Master Thesis is an extensive study of the architecture providing social sustainability in the remote areas of Northern Sweden. The project was triggered by a number of bike trips around Umeå, which allowed me to notice the special role of the village stores as places not only to do errands, but in first place to meet others,…

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One-week sauna

It was very cold in February in Northern Sweden, so there are just a few pictures. We were building two movable saunas, by referencing the dimensions our bodies to a timber frame structure. The walls were fitted with insulation and vapour barrier and cladded with raw spruce. We used the saunas very frequently in the…

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Nomadic Shelter

These two words: nomadic and shelter, reflect the very needs of the people from Nordic traditions. The intervention is to create a very simple prototype shelter for fire, sleep and meetings. A playful sequence of functional spaces is created using the module of an inhabitable wooden box. These wooden boxes, designed to the dimensions of…

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