add a room: one+ sauna house
add a room: one+ sauna house add a room: one+ sauna house
mar 09, 2012

add a room: one+ sauna house

‘one+ sauna house’ by add a room all images courtesy of add a room



stockholm-based company add a room in collaboration with danish architect lars frank nielsen have designed the ‘one+ sauna house’, a modular single room structure which may be added to an existing home. the 3 meter by 2.4 meter volume is flanked with a pergola and deck. one patio may be used as a lounge area, with an extended overhead framework in place to suspend a swing or planters. the interior of this unit, functioning as a sauna, is accessed through a discreet door, revealing the tiered wooden seating formed with aspen panels.


an opposing door leads to an outdoor shower with convenient hooks and storage shelves integrated into the horizontal cladding. the exterior material is a unique superwood, a hybrid swedish wood which requires minimal maintenance. constructed by a team of scandinavian carpenters, the small building is sustainably built off-site and is then delivered in an assembled state.



swing suspended from pergola



patio for lounging



deck with outdoor shower



minimal shower head and integrated wooden shelves



shower, hooks and shelves



door to interior sauna



tiered seating formed with aspen



aspen cladding surfaces the interior walls



aspen benches



aspen accessories



front view



rendering image © rigetta klint



rendering image © rigetta klint



  • Cool or I mean hot 🙂

    Bent-Erik Munch, says:
  • that is so interesting but i think it very ornamental.

    ali says:
  • So simple and clever!

    Daniel R. says:
  • Pretentious and not that interesting. Where is the contact with nature they seem to be aiming at? Placing it on a rock close to the woods does not make it part of the nature and the site. It´s not even that well crafted.

    t says:
  • Very beautiful, but how about maintenance? I can see it gettin dirty very easily or small critters making it in the sauna

    cpl says:

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