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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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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Common Life research

Sweden and Denmark are instant references for cohousing, sharing and living together. But is it really such a big thing in Scandinavia? During one semester our studio collectively investigated the housing landscape of Sweden and examined numerous case studies from around the world. I got my interest in circular buildings, which originate from vernacular clan settlements…

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The Fab Lab

The Fab Lab has its roots in the concept of a “Critical Fiction” and takes its name from the Latin “fabula”: a discourse, story or narrative, which has come into English as ‘fable’ or ‘fabulous’ (worthy of a story). In a critical fiction, a story is used to understand problems by discussing them from another’s…

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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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All-timber hanging staircase

This project was developed in a team during a one-week annual wood workshop at Laboratory of Sustainable Architectural Production. We had some high quality pinewood and a task to build a staircase reaching 2,40 m, but using only wooden joints. No screws, nails or glue was allowed. Inspired by Japanese joinery, we chose to test…

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Afterparty

We want to define a place with an unforgettable, informal, festive atmosphere where people can enjoy a summer afternoon.A meeting point easy to find both during day and night. Our solution is not strictly formal, rather a synthesis of the summer spirit. We design a light, colorful structure that will be a clear landmark in…

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Ice workshop

Raw blocks of ice are carriers of information, used as a transparent wall. The message is formed as a code, with a visual expression of digital noise. Applied using spray, it recalls a primitive meaning of a graffiti manifesto. The information is readable only through digital devices and requires active involvement from a viewer. The code is vulnerable…

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Szymany airport

This design for a new regional airport in Szymany, Poland aims to establish a connection between the regional character and oncoming air operations. The areas of Warmia and Mazury are famous for natural landscapes and the new airport will be the first impression for thousands of visitors. Thus, the architecture is meant to synthesize the localness into a sincere and elegant…

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