rintala eggertsson architects: kaluga floating sauna
 
rintala eggertsson architects: kaluga floating sauna rintala eggertsson architects: kaluga floating sauna
feb 19, 2009

rintala eggertsson architects: kaluga floating sauna

‘kaluga floating sauna’ by rintala eggertsson architects image courtesy rintala eggertsson architects

 

 

finnish firm rintala eggertsson architects designed ‘kaluga floating sauna’ as part of the ‘festival of landscape objects’ held in russia in july 2008. the firm along with international architects; norman foster, francois roshe, vladimir plotkin, sergey scuratov, tatan kuzembaev were all invited to create structures based on the theme of a house built on water.

for their ‘kaluga floating sauna’ they designed a short term floating house which could be used as a shelter for 3 – 6 persons within several days. their sauna floated down the ugra river and was later transported to the zvizhi village in russia where it has become part of a permanent museum exhibit and are now used as guest houses.

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‘kaluga floating sauna’ with other floating structures by norman foster, francois roche, vladimir plotkin, sergey scuratov, tatan kuzembaev image courtesy rintala eggertsson architects

 

 

‘kaluga floating sauna’ with other floating structures by norman foster, francois roshe, vladimir plotkin, sergey scuratov, tatan kuzembaev image courtesy rintala eggertsson architects

 

 

‘kaluga floating sauna’ perspective rendering image courtesy rintala eggertsson architects

 

 

‘kaluga floating sauna’ section plan image courtesy rintala eggertsson architects

 

 

‘kaluga floating sauna’ image courtesy rintala eggertsson architects

 

 

 

general view of the floating structures image courtesy rintala eggertsson architects

 

 

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