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Bureau A Builds a Tiny Levitating Sauna On a Factory Rooftop in Geneva
Posted By Ana Lisa On January 2, 2013 @ 1:30 pm In Architecture,Zero energy | No Comments
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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URLs in this post:
 Bureau A: http://www.a-bureau.com/
 Jeremie Gindre: http://www.jeremiegindre.ch/
 sauna: http://inhabitat.com/zero-energy-huginn-muninn-sauna-on-stilts-inspired-by-norse-mythology/
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 Geneva: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geneva
 heat: http://inhabitat.com/self-sufficient-shipping-container-sauna-box-will-get-you-hot-steamy/
 Swiss: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swiss
 Ur Design: http://www.urdesign.it/index.php/2012/10/29/rooftop-sauna-in-geneva-by-bureau-a-jeremie-gindre/
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