31 Jul '18, 8pm

Nolla cabin offers a low-impact, urban camping experience

Nolla cabin offers a low-impact, urban camping experience

We're hearing a lot about how city dwellers can find an antidote to the stresses of urban life in nature. Not surprisingly, Scandinavian culture emphasizes this "close to nature " approach; we've seen it before in Sweden and now Finnish designer Robin Falck (previously ) has created this lovely little cabin just outside of Helsinki -- a low-impact prototype for an "urban camping experience." Neste/via Dubbed Nolla (meaning "zero"), the 107-square-foot (10 square metres) cabin is located on Vallisaari island, just outside of the city centre and is accessible via a short boat ride from Helsinki's farmers market. Made with sustainably sourced materials and elevated on stilts, the idea was to offer a chance to camp in a way that generates minimal to no emissions. Says Falck: With the Nolla cabin, we want to offer visitors the possibility to experience modern cabin life in the ...

Full article: https://www.treehugger.com/tiny-houses/nolla-cabin-robin-...

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