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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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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Desk Farm

The assignment asked to investigate the city centre of Umeå and propose a hybrid building with a holistic sustainable agenda. The main issues that I wanted to adress are locally produced food, flexible office spaces and inviting the citizens into the building. The programme is working together in an ecosystem: the air with elevated CO2…

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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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