Creative Wooden Hideaway in Lapland, Finland: Villa Valtanen

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As if defying the tough climate in Lapland, Villa Valtanen envisioned by Arkkitehtitoimisto Louekari evokes coziness and heat. This unusual wilderness retreat composed of a dwelling area, sauna, and woodshed, employs historic timber buildings related through the use of rules of up to date structure: “The front room and sauna have a log body with fishtail nook joints, which is a typical previous Finnish constructing system. Between sauna and Living room is a lofty area with massive home windows opening onto the forest panorama of Lapland.

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The aspect partitions are clad in tarred forty five mm planking which acts like a ‘raincoat’ and permits using a brief eaves with virtually no overhang. The gable partitions are sheltered by a standard eaves with an extended overhang. The log frames, home windows, doorways, facade moldings and different joinery have been made by native companies. The solely merchandise imported from outdoors have been the photo voltaic panels and their batteries and the composting rest room”. As a Northern Norway fanatic, this easy, but artistic venture made my day. How do you discover it?

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