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This is a Sauna and relax building in Saltsjöbaden just outside Stockholm. Saltsjöbaden community was founded in the 1890's with the goal of creating a society close to nature following the example of central European spas, but near the nature and the sea with the possibility of boat and outdoor activities. The villas built there was relatively large to fit the growing group of people with a good economy around the turn of the century. This particular property had a main building designed by Torben Grut, around 1920,the architect of the Stockholm Olympic Stadium in 1912 but he was architect for also the public bathhouse in Saltsjöbaden, which opens at an angle to the water. This property had no sauna on the site. The Sauna and relax building's shape and position is the result of on-site obtain a building that was not visible from the main building but also took care outlooks , evening sun and provided the opportunity for a sheltered patio on the leeward side adjacent to the bridge. View more View full description
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