The collection of KOTO cabins within the landscape can be ‘added to (or taken from)’, reconfigured to the needs of the client and the constraints of the site.
We approached Carbon Dynamic a company that specialises in off-site modular construction using Cross Laminated Timber and wood fibre insulation. The Loch Nedd modular house is formed of three distinct elements linked by a top glazed corridor.
The “Sixty-one” is 95% wooden, a wooden modular family house. Its bearing structure is from glued wood and has exact joints made according to a Swiss patent.
The Eco Houses grew from a double conceptual root. On the one hand, ensuring the profitability of Pedras Salgadas Park as a tourist hotel project made the option between rehabilitating the existing hotel or building a new one a project that was as slow as it was costly.
Casa La Roja is a small house, consisting of 87m2 distributed on two floors. Its shape arises from a solid cube and the subtraction of part of its mass, to generate a double height entrance terrace and the roof slopes. The house is located in a mountain area of a sparsely urbanized context that seems rural. It is a low-density area, with plots around 5,000 m2; therefore the houses are isolated, with no visual contact between them.
The Rondolino residence is based on the Modulome, the prefabricated, modular housing system first designed by Nottoscale in 2002. Located on a 40-acre site in the desert more than 100 miles north of Las Vegas, Nevada, the property is framed by mountains to the north and Death Valley to the West.