Lumi / Avanto Architects

Lumi / Avanto Architects

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Vihti, Finland
  • Student Collaborator:Felix Laitinen
  • Interior Design:The client together with the architects
  • Structural Design:Marko Kujala, RI
  • Hvac Design:Ekotek LVI-suunnittelu Oy/ Juhani Huttunen
  • Electrical Design:InsinööritoimistoTechniplan Oy / Heikki Grundström
  • Architects In Charge:Ville Hara, Anu Puustinen, architects SAFA
  • City:Vihti
  • Country:Finland
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© kuvio.com / Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield
© kuvio.com / Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield

Text description provided by the architects. Villa Lumi (lumi = snow) is bordered from three sides by streets. The incoherent suburban environment doesn't provide any interesting views or starting points for the architecture. This is why the building turns around a courtyard.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

The noise of traffic is blocked with a glazed pool wing. Terrace courtyard, opening towards the evening sun from the west, is a place of several activities for the family living in the villa.

© kuvio.com / Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield
© kuvio.com / Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield

Inside the restricted palette of materials and colours, together with the high open living room, create a restful atmosphere. A special delicacy of the villa is the asymmetric cast-in-situ concrete stair in the entrance, highlighted with the roof window.

© kuvio.com / Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield
© kuvio.com / Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield

"We take equality at workplace seriously. Please note that all works and projects at the office are led by both partners with same extent".

© kuvio.com / Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield
© kuvio.com / Anders Portman and Martin Sommerschield

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Cite: "Lumi / Avanto Architects" 10 Sep 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/773308/lumi-avanto-architects> ISSN 0719-8884
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