Gallery: Bureau A Builds a Tiny Levitating Sauna On a Factory Rooftop i...

 
It is entirely made from treated pinewood and its corrugated polycarbonate roof protects it from the elements.

Floating above the roof of the old Kugler factory in the center of Geneva is a simple wooden sauna to be shared by local creatives. Its design is very basic, and it looks similar to an adapted DIY shed. The sauna’s access is through a small wooden catwalk that hovers a few feet above the factory roof.

The structure is made entirely from treated pinewood and its corrugated polycarbonate roof protects it from the elements. The minimal interior includes a wood-burning stove that provides enough heat and steam for sheltering during the snowy Swiss winters. During summer, the shed can be used as a space for reading, meditating or just getting away from it all.

+ Bureau A

Photo © Dylan Perrenoud

Via Ur Design

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