Lead architect Mäntylä describes the structure as a “log house with a twist”, and twist it does. The shape of the family home is dramatic, its curved wooden roof a masterful piece of engineering executed with aplomb by the architects. Beneath its serpentine ceiling, a large open-plan living area sits at the center of the home. Its light-flooded interior opening out onto a cantilevered deck and views of the lake beyond. True to Finnish tradition, the building also features a sauna with a single glazed wall, offering the opportunity for an indulgence in hot air and steam with a vista to nature.