‘the mill’ consists of two kayak shelters with a central turbine which generates energy from the river’s current

on the halikko river in finland, rintala eggertsson architects have constructed ‘the mill’. originally a proposal for green art, an ecological landscape art exhibition in finland, ‘the mill’ is a shelter for kayak paddlers located on each side of the river bank in southwest finland. in the river’s central stream, a mill collects energy that is generated from the river’s current. the project was done in collaboration with janne saario, a student of architecture in helsinki.

rintala eggertsson architects: 'the mill' a view inside one of the shelters

rintala eggertsson architects: 'the mill'

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