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Earth-Covered Subterranean River Sauna Heats up a Sizzling View in Norway

by , 09/14/12



River Sauna, Norway, Juvet Landscape Hotel, Minimalist, subterranean, earth-covered, green design, sustainable design, eco-design, Jensen & Skodvin, natural materials, small footprint,

The subterranean sauna has a mild industrial feel to it thanks to the raw concrete and rusted metal wall, combined with a minimalist Japanese aesthetic and a view that will make a grown man weep. Each of the Juvet Landscape Hotel’s ten rooms are built with soft, fast-growing pine and sit on stilts to ensure the smallest environmental impact possible.

The last time we checked, it cost about €300 a night to stay at the boutique hotel, which we thought was steep at the time. But now we have to think: how is it possible to put a price tag on this amazing setting? We say if you have a chance, go. Go now. And don’t look back.

+ Jensen & Skodvin

Via Arch Daily

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