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Dry Heat: A Private Sauna on a Swedish Fjord

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 12, 2013 01:05 AM
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by Alexa Hotz last modified Jul 11, 2013

Sitting quietly along the Stockholm archipelago, this private sauna by General Architecture is the ultimate space for those seeking some covert relaxation. Glad in larch wood paneling and heavy glass window panes, the minimalist dry sauna was built with patination in mind as the materials age with wear and weather. For more information, visit General Architecture . Above: Reachable by boat, the sauna sits on a dock made of the same larch wood. Above: The sauna, built as a uniform volume, appears as a small summer house when closed but opens to reveal its serene, spa-like interior. Above: Minimalist decor starts with the Skelton Oil Lamp from Danish designer Erik Magnussen. Above: When the sauna is not in use, windows and doors are shut to give the apparence of an archetypal house. For more places to relax, see our previous posts on: Heat, Rinse, Repeat: A Sauna Hut in Sweden , A Modern Spa in Finland , and Finnish Sauna by a Lake .  Considered Design Awards: Vote for Your Favorites in Each Category Once a Day Remodelista Reader Finalists Remodelista Professional Finalists Gardenista Finalists Best Dining Space Best Dining Space Best Architectural Feature Best Office Space Best Office Space Best Indoor Garden Best Kitchen Space Best Kitchen Space Best Urban Garden Best Bath Space Best Bath Space Best Edible Garden Best Bedroom Space Best Bedroom Space Best Outdoor Room   Best Children’s Space  






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