City Cottage

14m2 City Cottage is a modern interpretation of summer huts on the shores of Helsinki.
The hut is ecological vacationing at its best, thanks to its small size, low energy consumption and close location to the city,
The space is carefully utilized. From the entrance and kitchen combination there’s only a small step to the living space.*
The sofas can easily be turned into sleeping places for three persons; the fourth sleeping place is on the loft.*
Muntifunctionality resembles boats and caravans. The kitchen, for instance, can be turned into a homework desk for the children.^

City Cottage

    Description:

    City Cottage is a modern interpretation of summer huts on the shores of Helsinki. The 14 squaremeter cottage in the city within reach of public transport is an ecologically aware alternative to a summer house.

    Status:

    Private commission.
    Completed 2010.

    Location:

    Lauttasaari, Helsinki

    Program:

    Summer house, 14m2

    Photographs:

    Andreas Meichsner, except
    *Tuomas Uusheimo,
    ^Hisashi Tokuyoshi/édition PAUMES "Finland Gardens"

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