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The sauna is raised above the ground using four wooden stilts in order to minimise its impact on the surrounding environment. Sauna Design, Steam Sauna, Diving Board, Outdoor Retreat, Construction Process, Reclaimed Timber, Cabins In The Woods, Prefab, Cladding

Studio Rain erects translucent flat-pack sauna on banks of Yarra River

The sauna is raised above the ground using four wooden stilts in order to minimise its impact on the surrounding environment.

Australian art and architecture collective Studio Rain has installed a temporary sauna next to a Melbourne's Yarra River, which is prefabricated and off-grid so that it can be built, disassembled and reused without the use of heavy machinery. Sauna Design, Polycarbonate Panels, Institute Of Contemporary Art, Timber Buildings, Timber Structure, Translucent Glass, Reclaimed Timber, Glass Company, Dezeen

Studio Rain erects translucent flat-pack sauna on banks of Yarra River

Australian art and architecture collective Studio Rain has installed a temporary sauna next to a Melbourne's Yarra River, which is prefabricated and off-grid so that it can be built, disassembled and reused without the use of heavy machinery.

Unlike many back-garden outbuildings created in the UK that contain office space, the Dark Spa is dedicated to leisure. It contains a sauna, Japanese soaking tub, shower, gym and relaxation room with a fold-down bed. Japanese Sauna, Japanese Soaking Tubs, Semi Detached, Detached House, Brick Extension, Extension Ideas, Fold Down Beds, Charred Wood, Timber Cladding

Neil Dusheiko Architects contrasts pale-brick extension with charred-wood garden sauna

Unlike many back-garden outbuildings created in the UK that contain office space, the Dark Spa is dedicated to leisure. It contains a sauna, Japanese soaking tub, shower, gym and relaxation room with a fold-down bed.

As its name suggests, the Dark Spa was designed to contrast to the extension's pale brick exterior, and is clad in charred black timber. Fresco, Brick Extension, Charred Wood, Arch House, Timber Cladding, London House, Garden In The Woods, Brickwork, Cabins In The Woods

Neil Dusheiko Architects contrasts pale-brick extension with charred-wood garden sauna

As its name suggests, the Dark Spa was designed to contrast to the extension's pale brick exterior, and is clad in charred black timber.

Toni Yli-Suvanto Architects designs Arctic Sauna Pavilion with tilted walls Construction Waste, Sauna Design, Sauna Room, Wooden Shutters, Forest House, Built Environment, Built In Storage, Architect Design, Large Windows

Toni Yli-Suvanto Architects creates angular black timber Arctic Sauna Pavilion

More than 95 per cent of the timber used for this sauna in Finland was sourced, processed and constructed locally, helping to minimise the carbon footprint.

Toni Yli-Suvanto Architects designs Arctic Sauna Pavilion with tilted walls Architecture Details, Modern Architecture, Sauna Design, Timber Walls, Sauna Room, Arch House, Wooden Shutters, Forest House, House Extensions

Toni Yli-Suvanto Architects creates angular black timber Arctic Sauna Pavilion

The Arctic Sauna Pavilion, located by a lake in Lapland, Finland, has a distinctive geometric shape with walls that have been tilted outwards. This is a traditional way of making storage buildings in Lapland to stop the timber wall construction from getting wet.

Finnish studio Toni Yli-Suvanto Architects has created a black timber pavilion that functions both as a sauna and a hub for social activities. Flat Pack Homes, Brunswick House, Sauna Design, Sauna Room, Wooden Shutters, Small Buildings, Beautiful Villas, Built Environment, Built In Storage

Toni Yli-Suvanto Architects creates angular black timber Arctic Sauna Pavilion

Finnish studio Toni Yli-Suvanto Architects has created a black timber pavilion that functions both as a sauna and a hub for social activities.

Sommarhus H is a Swedish house by Johan Sundberg that has a deliberately simple form to draw attention to its Baltic sea backdrop. Beddinge, Larch Cladding, Living In Boston, Chief Architect, Swedish House, Baltic Sea, Prefab Homes, Open Plan Kitchen, Cabinet Design

Johan Sundberg's Sommarhus H is a "discreet and inviting addition" to its coastal setting

Inside, Sommarhus H is divided into two zones. The left zone hosts the private spaces, including bedrooms and a south-facing sauna that looks out onto the beach.

Visitors can take a plunge into Seattle s Lake Union after warming up in this floating wooden sauna by go c studio. via dezeen- design, floating, sauna Dezeen Architecture, Nature Architecture, Floating Architecture, German Architecture, Mobile Architecture, Interior Architecture, Interior Design, Scandinavian Saunas, Mobile Sauna

10 steamy saunas to sweat it out in colder climes

A sauna in Seattle floats on a lake on a pontoon that users can swim off in between sessions. Built after the local community raised funds with Kickstarter donations, WA Sauna can be reached by kayak or boat.

A mobile/portable Sauna Who wouldn't love one of these in their backyard! Who wouldn't love to have a Vancouver BC backyard esp. W/ sauna Sauna Portable, Design Sauna, Scandinavian Saunas, Modern Saunas, Mobile Sauna, Building A Sauna, Dezeen Architecture, Sauna House, Outdoor Sauna

10 steamy saunas to sweat it out in colder climes

Built on a sledge base, Denizen Sauna can be towed off its island in Finland and onto a frozen lake. Once out on the ice, a hole can be cut through the crust to make the perfect plunge pool to round off the full Scandinavian sauna experience.

Students from an architecture school in Oslo built The Bands as part of their graduate show. The seaside sauna steps down over the rocky coast, creating terraces for users to sit, soak in a sunken hot tub, or picnic on the built-in barbecues. Dezeen Architecture, Nature Architecture, Architecture Design, German Architecture, School Architecture, Architecture Panel, Drawing Architecture, Cultural Architecture, Architecture Portfolio

10 steamy saunas to sweat it out in colder climes

Students from an architecture school in Oslo built The Bands as part of their graduate show. The seaside sauna steps down over the rocky coast, creating terraces for users to sit, soak in a sunken hot tub, or picnic on the built-in barbecues.

Inside this angular burnt-timber sauna by Canadian studio Partisans a cavernous cedar interior emulates the form of a seaside grotto. Dezeen Architecture, German Architecture, Scandinavian Saunas, Building A Sauna, Sunken Hot Tub, Floating Platform, Recycled Glass Bottles, Lake Huron, Global Art

10 steamy saunas to sweat it out in colder climes

Perched on a craggy outcrop on the shore of Lake Huron, Grotto is a private sauna with a cavernous interior of curving cedar-clad benches, nooks and porthole windows.

Not your grandpa’s sauna. The One Man Sauna stands on an abandoned factory site in Bochum, Germany. The Modulorbeat design is a stacked tower of concrete shaft mine components. Architecture Design, German Architecture, Minimalist Architecture, Classical Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Saunas, Tower House, Small Buildings, Dezeen

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German architecture collective Modulorbeat repurposed concrete components normally used to build underground mines to create a vertical sauna shaft in Germany.

The artistic duo Bigert & Bergström presents the Solar Egg. Both artistic installation and public sauna, the Solar Egg is located in Kiruna, a city in the Dezeen Architecture, School Architecture, Architecture Design, Parametric Architecture, Wooden Architecture, Solar, Scandinavian Saunas, Building A Sauna, Sunken Hot Tub

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Decades of iron ore mining in Kiruna destabilised the land under the town and now the whole settlement is being relocated. To help residents worried about the loss of community spirit in the move, artist duo Bigert & Bergström created this sculptural sauna.

Local residents worked with Berlin-based studio Raumlabor to build the Gothenburg Public Sauna. A wooden bridge projects out in to a harbour to link the sauna on stilts, which is clad in sheets of rusty corrugated metal. German Architecture, School Architecture, Modern Architecture, Temporary Architecture, Concept Architecture, Scandinavian Saunas, Building A Sauna, Green Building, Sunken Hot Tub

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Local residents worked with Berlin-based studio Raumlabor to build the Gothenburg Public Sauna. A wooden bridge projects out in to a harbour to link the sauna on stilts, which is clad in sheets of rusty corrugated metal.

This floating sauna, with a blackened-wood exterior, is nestled in a Swedish forest. See our round up of blackened-wood architecture on… Dezeen Architecture, German Architecture, Scandinavian Saunas, Muji Hut, Building A Sauna, Sunken Hot Tub, Floating Platform, Natural Swimming Pools, Natural Pools

10 steamy saunas to sweat it out in colder climes

Small Architecture Workshop avoided disturbing any nature on the banks around a lake in Åmot, Sweden, by building a sauna for tourists on a floating platform.