A desolate and snowy landscape greeted me when I first arrived at Kaldaðarnes, however with the arrival of spring the snow melted and colors appeared.
The ground was covered in colorful vegetation, such as rust-red, moss-green, and yellow-green, which are desirable for natural dyeing. I drew inspiration for the project from the aesthetics of the Wabi-sabi tea ceremony, which pushed the project towards sustainability and the rawness of materials.
Therefore, the project's inspiration is the vegetation of Kaldaðarnes and how it can be utilized in sustainable textile production and processing. The eco-village consists of a textile center with a dyeing station, workshops, and gardening, where residents and visitors live in harmony with sustainable textile processing and horticulture.