Floating sauna for the Rosendahl village by the Hardangerfjord in Norway. The sauna is situated in the center of the village. It glows like a lantern when the things are cooking.
The Design-Build process was an intensive workshop for the Västlands Art Academy, Norway
Function: public sauna
Chief architect/office name: Casagrande & Rintala
Marco Casagrande, Sami Rintala – architects
Christel Sverre – Bergen Art Academy Professor
Students: Kristin Lian Berg, Mona Brekke, Simen Dyrhaug, Jenny Therese Eriksson, Mahlet Ogbé Habte, Marja Ristiina Nickel, Ragnhild Ohma, Anne Marte Ruud, Mona Aspen Simonsen, Thomas Aspeland Sivertsen, Elin Solvang, Sverre Strandberg, Karolin Tampere, Sveinung Unneland, Elisabeth Wahlström.
Client: Kvinnherad municipality
Consultancy/collaboration partners (if any): Bergen Art Academy
Design date: 2002
Completion date: 2002
Area: deck 25 m2, interior 9 m2