Floating Sauna
Rosendal, Norway
59°59'06.0"N 6°00'10.7"E

Sauna
Completed 2003



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Overview
Anchored in the middle of the fjord, a level of privacy is maintained for bathers. Little winter daylight comes through transparent walls. At night sauna shines as a floating lantern.

Access with rowing boat only. Descending swimming straight through the floor of water. Using any kind of soap is prohibited due to ecological reasons.

Info
Background
This project is possible to construct due to the warm Gulfstream meeting the west coast of Norway, keeping the sea ice-free the whole year

Method
Built on shore and floated on site, anchored

Client
Rosendal Village, Hardangerfjord, Norway

Area
9m2 interior, 25m2 including floating dock

Workshop Participants
Kristin Lian Berg, Mona Brekke, Simen Dyrhaug, Jenny Therese Eriksson, Mahlet Ogbé Habte, Marja Ristiina Nickel, Ragnhild Ohma, Anne Marte Ruud, Mona Aspen Simonsen, Thomas Aspeland Sivertsen, Elin Solvang, Sverre Strandberg, Karolin Tampere, Sveinung Unneland, Elisabeth Wahlström

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