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Four-cornered Villa / Avanto Architects

  • 01:00 - 24 April, 2011
Four-cornered Villa / Avanto Architects
Four-cornered Villa / Avanto Architects, © Kuvio - Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield
© Kuvio - Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield

© Kuvio - Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield © Kuvio - Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield © Kuvio - Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield © Kuvio - Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield +40

From the architect. The site is situated on a horse shoe shaped island and faces north and east. The cross like shape of this simple villa reaches towards four very different views. The space is open and defined at the same time. 

© Kuvio - Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield
© Kuvio - Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield

The exterior is treated all black and to contrast the interior is very light. Dark color makes the building disappear totally when seen from the lake. The roof is flat – there is some warm irony to the clichés of modern architecture. 

© Kuvio - Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield
© Kuvio - Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield

The building is insulated well and heated by wood only resulting in a carbon neutral building. There is no running water and the electricity is provided by the sun. Vegetables and herbs are cultivated on site and the Vaskivesi Lake is known as a good place to catch pike-perch. 

© Kuvio - Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield
© Kuvio - Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield

The simple and ascetic life at the countryside differs dramatically from the hectic city life and provides a possibility to live a life with a minimum impact to the nature.

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IN-TENTA · August 06, 2012

Four-cornered villa by Avanto Architects http://t.co/gBRzMId1

estudibasic · August 06, 2012

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Beatriz López Hdez · June 03, 2012

Para los amantes de los interiores recubiertos en madera. http://t.co/qgA3591k #Finland #architecture

Raúl Hernández Otaño · June 03, 2012

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anon · April 25, 2011

Nice, apart from having an animal skull as a decoration - so gross.

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The Condo Voyeur · April 25, 2011

Loving this rustic-meets-modern container villa by Avanto Architects in Finland http://bit.ly/dXAqzR

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yigit · April 25, 2011

what about stalking wild animals? (kidding) very nice and smooth architecture. also +1 for chosen colours and objects.

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Liam McRoberts · April 25, 2011

beautiful dining table.

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fami · April 25, 2011

its nice , i wonder how it would lock if there was more colors in the interior , its spooky kind of !

Mr. Cheap · April 24, 2011

Nice plan, but the detail of the door ruins the project for me, and I'm also not so fond of the interiour material usage.

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