Two Sisters Vacation House / MNY Arkitekter
Textual content description supplied by the architects. The villa is about on a rocky web site amongst stunning pine timber, overlooking the ocean and dealing with west in Salo in southern Finland. It´s designed for 2 siblings and their households with the theme “collectively individually”. Earlier than the development of the villa, the plot housed a sauna constructing, a utility constructing, and an in a single day shelter. The first objective was to craft a collective vacation dwelling utilizing huge wooden, intricately tailor-made to the location, whereas safeguarding the encompassing pine timber. The mission was shortlisted for the Finnish Wooden Award 2023.
The villa is functionally cut up into two models, sharing auxiliary areas and terraces. A fan-shaped format was utilized to seamlessly combine the in a single day shelter into the entire, guaranteeing visible concord, equality of outlook and dialogue between the 2 models. Visually the villa is split into 4 smaller buildings of various heights.
A slender entrance is fashioned between the models, giving a touch of the panorama past the constructing. The fan-shaped kind and purposeful duality of the constructing create charming views and areas all through. The primary areas are characterised by seen roof beams and huge home windows. From one window seat to the opposite, there’s a direct line of sight between the models, in any other case, inside, the existence of the opposite unit is generally solely a presentiment.
All wood inside surfaces characteristic a lye remedy, complemented by terracotta-coloured tiles within the hallway. Black fireplaces and darkish fastened furnishings present a hanging distinction to the uncovered mild wooden. The constructing has a prefabricated 180 mm log body and is clad with vertical spruce cladding with silicon remedy. The ground and roof are constructed of glue lam beams and insulated with recycled wooden fiber insulation. Pure air flow, air-source warmth pumps, and underfloor heating in bogs improve its sustainability options.