Location: Naantali, Finland (Housing Fair 2022)
Client: Honkarakenne Oyj
Area: 140 m²
Haiku – A log home designed for a good life - draws inspiration from Japanese harmony and the purity of Nordic forests.⠀
The building blends into its delicate surroundings in a manner that respects nature and protects the trees and rocky terrain. The house is built around an atrium and a Japanese garden. The big sliding glass doors blend the border between the interior and the exterior. The sauna area will feature a calming spa resembling an onsen, a hot spring.
Low-emission materials, innovative solar power systems, and smart technical solutions will reduce the carbon footprint of housing and help ensure a sustainable future. ⠀
Haiku has been designed for Honkarakenne in a comprehensive collaboration by architect Marko Simsiö, interior architect Maru Hautala and landscape architect Asako Hashimoto. ⠀
You can explore Haiku next summer at Naantali Housing Fair in the summer of 2022.