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Modern roof deck entrance door

4 Unusual Saunas

As if cooking alive weren't already an odd pastime, these saunas include quirky design features, like a built-in workspace and a super ornate ceiling.
September 15, 2015
holm residence sauna

4 Dreamy Nordic Saunas

The sauna is a way of life in many Nordic countries, and they are a central part of these homes.
June 26, 2015
Montreal apartment kitchen with teak cabinets and spiral staircase

Copenhagen Expat Crafts Scandinavian-Inspired Apartment (with Sauna!) in Montreal

A clever design team brings a dash of Scandinavian style to a Danish executive’s flat in a renovated Montreal triplex.
January 29, 2015
montague residence roof deck

Living the Dream: Houses with Saunas

We don't know about you, but the number one requirement for our dream house is that it comes with a sauna. These mighty dwellings fit the bill.
January 7, 2015
Concrete facade of three level, one-man sauna.

Inside This Modern Tower Is an Idyllic One-Man Sauna

Münster-based firm Modulorbeat recently built a one-man sauna on an abandoned steel factory site as part of a year-long festival exploring the economic uncertainty of the region surrounding Bochum, Germany, a former industrial hotbed. The 25-foot-high tower is made from stacked precast concrete units. With three floors and a lounge deck, the compact unit includes a plunge pool, a sauna, and what the firm calls a relaxation room on the top, offering a stunning view of the sky.
October 23, 2014
Swedish guesthouse pavilion with pergola over the pool and george nelson benches

Modern Wood Pavilion Joins 19th-Century Home

A Swedish guesthouse is built with modern sensibilities and centuries-old techniques.
September 25, 2014
The home also features an elegant sauna—this is Finland after all.

5 Modern Saunas

A stint in a sauna rumored to have myriad benefits from the social and heath standpoints and if you've considered building one of your own, here are five examples from the Dwell archive. For more modern sauna design ideas, pick up a copy of our Bath & Spa special issue.
August 8, 2013