general architecture opens sauna to archipelago of stockholm
 
general architecture opens sauna to archipelago of stockholm general architecture opens sauna to archipelago of stockholm
jan 12, 2014

general architecture opens sauna to archipelago of stockholm

general architecture opens sauna to archipelago of stockholm
all images courtesy of general architecture

 

 

 

situated in the archipelago of stockholm in sweden is a small sauna designed by local firm general architecture. the uniformly built volume is clad in larch wood panels that are also used to form the openings. when the building is not functioning it can be completely closed up, giving the appearance of a regular house. opening out towards the surrounding landscape, the warm unweathered finish of the larch gives the sauna a soothing and organic character.

 

 


the small volume is clad in larch wood panels that open outwards

 

 


the uniformly built structure can be completely closed when not in use

 

 


view from the ground when the sauna is closed

 

 


the house opens outwards to the surrounding landscape

 

 


interior view of the sauna in sweden by general architecture

 

 


elevations

 

 


plans

 

 


detail

 

 

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