• Installation

HDW HOP: Tikku

  • Architecture
Sep 7, Thu 18:00-19:00
Sep 8, Fri 10:00-19:00
Sep 9, Sat 10:00-19:00
Sep 10, Sun 10:00-19:00
Sep 11, Mon 10:00-19:00
Sep 12, Tue 10:00-19:00
Sep 13, Wed 10:00-19:00
Sep 14, Thu 10:00-19:00
Sep 15, Fri 10:00-19:00
Sep 16, Sat 10:00-19:00
Sep 17, Sun 10:00-19:00
Keskuskatu 7
Event type
Free Admission
Accessibility for all

Set up on Keskuskatu, Tikku (‘stick’) is a demonstration of dense urban housing and Finnish wooden construction. It has been designed by Marco Casagrande, whose baseline is to implement a micro-size apartment house on just one parking slot in just one night. It takes a stand on the evolving needs of urban planning and housing. As cities become more densely populated, we must find more agile ways to build and live in new housing solutions.

Casagrande Laboratory has done sustainable architecture and urban planning around the world.

Made of CLT massive wood material, Tikku was built at the Woodpolis of Kuhmo, a training and product development organisation for wood construction. Tikku was built in cooperation with Oy Crosslam Kuhmo Ltd, Timber Bros Oy, Osmo Color Profin Oy and 4U Koulutuspalvelutuotteet Maliset Oy.

All wood materials used in the installation are from sustainably managed forests and PEFC certified.

Tikku represents Nordic design through interior design created by Danish BoConcept. Its second floor addresses the future of work theme in cooperation with Sponda. The plants and greens included in the installation are provided in cooperation with Plantagen.

The installation is part of the HDW HOP City Installations. 




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