Sauna in Ranco / Panorama

© Panorama

Architects: Panorama – Nicolás Valdés, Constanza Hagemann
Location: Lago ,
Collaborator: Raul Rencoret
Project area: 30 sqm
Project year: 2009
Photographs: Panorama


The project is situated in Ranco in the lake district – Chile, over a dark granite rock at the shore surrounded by mountain cypresses.

© Panorama

The project consists of a sauna with a roofed terrace and a changeroom, each of them looking towards different views from the rock to the lake. The three of them connected by a north-south oriented circulation.

© Panorama

The interiors are cladded in Alamo, a kind of cottonwood tree, meanwhile the exterior is cladded in oak wood because of its strength in harsh weather conditions which will turn grey, similar to the original buildings in the area

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Cite: "Sauna in Ranco / Panorama" 04 May 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 27 May 2015. <>
  • ignacio H

    Those blueprints belong to a house in matanzas, not this sauna house in Ranco.

  • keith

    those floor plans do not go with this building.

  • sebastian

    yes, they do!

  • ignacio H

    now they do…

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