This may look like a spaceship at first glance, but the Solar Egg by Bigert and Bergstrom is a fully-functional sauna. It was created to provide a sense of calm and rejuvenation for the Swedish mining town of Kiruna, which is moving much of its population to sustain the growth of a nationally important mine. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“The designers behind the project intend for this 16 foot tall sauna, made of pine wood and featuring gold plated steel exterior, to be a venue for a more constructive dialogue. Thanks to an interior that can sit up to 8 people and a large cast iron wood burning stove at the center shaped like a heart, it might just work,” according to Hi Consumption.