Villa Linnanmaki

Via ArchDaily, by Nico Saieh

Architects: Huttunen-Lipasti-Pakkanen Architects
Location: Somero, Finland
Directors in Charge: Risto Huttunen, Santeri Lipasti
Project Area: 111 sqm (villa) & 26 sqm (sauna)
Project Year: 2002
Photographs: Marko Huttunen

The villa is located in narrow strip of woodland between open fields and a lake. The buildings are sited along a pathway winding between birch trees.

The path begins from the edge of the field and runs through the villa, by sauna, continuing to the lakeshore.

The black oil finish of the timber buildings continues the dark tone of the pine forest’s edge. The building opens towards the lake and is almost totally enclosed in the direction of the fields.

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