Textual content description offered by the architects. The summerhouse is situated on a small rocky island of lake Suontee in southern Finland.There may be an current small fishing cabin constructed by earlier generations within the 1960’s in addition to a sauna constructing from the 1980’s on the island. When the fishing cabin grew to become too small for the consumer household, the choice was made to construct a brand new summerhouse that may higher serve island residing.
The constructing is located in the course of the island on the flattest and most scenic spot. The positioning has lengthy views to open lake and is at time uncovered to robust winds. Constructing envelope is protected by a saddle roof with lengthy eaves. Lined outside areas are shielded from the winds by exterior partitions that additionally body the views in the direction of the lake.
The principle inside house of kitchen and front room is characterised by the seen saddle roof and views to open lake (and the night solar).
The constructing has a non-insulated 200 mm thick CLT body in form of logs for simple transport and meeting throughout development. CNC machining of the CLT body allows quite simple, however elegant detailing. Ground and roof have wooden fibre insulation and are constructed of LVL and glulam beams. Each the constructing body and all inside claddings are of spruce and principally untreated.