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.
Designing a contemporary off-grid building in nature, is not only about collecting rainwater or utilizing solar energy or locating the building according to the sun and wind
Hyytinen Cabin in Northern Minnesota replaces an old non-insulated structure. From the existing cabin to the new iteration the orientation was shifted from parallel to the lake to perpendicular.
The weekend cabin is perched on a granite outcropping in the White Mountains. It was sited to project precariously over a steep drop-off, allowing dramatic views across the valley at several prominent peaks.