Sauna Hut
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SAUNA HUT

Project Architecture Company

PHOTOGRAPHS
PAC

CATAGORY
Sauna

MANUFACTURERS
Bark House

LEAD ARCHITECTS
Anne Menke, Richard Sharam

LOCATION
Hameln, Germany

AREA
5 m²

YEAR
2021

Sauna hut is located in the beautiful garden of a family home in Hameln, near Hanover in Germany.

Sauna Hut
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Sauna Hut
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It serves as the local retreat to enjoy a hot sauna session.

Nestled within a giant beech hedge it hides from view and provides privacy to the users.

The compact volumes slope to one side and the walls are tilted to accommodate a day bed protected from the elements, where you can relax and have a snooze.

The structure is made entirely from cross-laminated timber. All parts were prefabricated and then assembled on-site in one day.

Sauna Hut
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Sauna Hut
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We discovered tree bark as a somewhat forgotten but traditional building material, which is very durable and at the same time gives the hut a very natural appearance.

The door to the sauna is camouflaged with the same tree bark. A single window looks out into the back garden.All parts were prefabricated and then assembled on-site in one day.

The roof is made from corrugated zinc with a simple gutter made of folded sheet metal.

All details have been carefully thought through to be minimalistic, simple to build, and low in maintenance.

Sauna Hut
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