We spoke with the founders of Koto Cabins, Johnathon, Zoe and Theo. Koto design, build and deliver beautiful modular homes, cabins and sculptural small buildings that are inspired by Scandinavian design and culture. Having lived on the shores of the Norwegian fjords, Johnathon and Zoe were deeply impacted by the aesthetic and raw environment. Theo, having lived in Ireland for many years spent much of this time taking in the natural lines of the dramatic Irish coastline. Together they have taken Koto from inception to an award-winning architectural firm, where sustainable materials, nature and design come together to create spaces for reflection and connection.
What is one of the most interesting locations you have placed a KOTO cabin?
One of my favourite locations that we have worked on is in partnership with Slow Cabins and is a mystery location getaway based in Belgium. It is an off-grid cabin concept with moveable off-grid cabins, always immersed in nature, to beautiful locations around the country. You don’t know where exactly you will be staying until a few days before you travel there. We are fortunate in that our designs sit well within beautiful and natural locations normally in remote and undisturbed locations.
Have you seen an uptake in people leaving cities for rural escapes?
How does planning work & do you assist with it?
What future design elements will you bring to the cabins?
What are your favourite locations to travel?