Imagine that you are in a stunning steam room with fantastic furniture and from its window watch the calm surface of the lake, which spreads outside the organic round window openings. Do you like this wonderful place? Are ready to argue that yes!
Occupying a total area of more than 74 square meters, this experimental sauna is built on a very picturesque mountain hill located on a private island along the Georgian Bay in Georgia. Designed by the PARTISANS design studio, the project of this unusual house is a free-standing structure built on the shore of the lake. Its developers were inspired by the incredible natural geography of the area, which was reflected even in the name of this wonderful building.
The modern Canadian frame structure was formed by joint efforts of talented specialists, they worked with the use of carpentry and reliable metal structures, forming the sculptural form of the details and making it more perfect.
"The Grottoes have historically been known as natural or artificial caves, which are equipped in the deep rear of the curvature of water streams. The device of prehistoric large-scale rocks and their understanding was the first step towards developing the architecture of this structure. The chosen concept has the form of a simple and uncomplicated polyhedron with a refined and laconic exterior. At the same time, the interior design of the interior corresponds to the dynamic movement of air in curved silhouettes, which require a special conceptual solution. Challenging the standards of current practice in the construction industry, architects and talented specialists worked directly with the use of universal joinery and metal structures to create every detail. Together, they developed a new manufacturing process that has found wide application in the field of modern three-dimensional technologies for scanning, modeling and building a grotto. "
In addition, it is worth noting that understanding the natural environment gives the decor a special aesthetics and attractiveness. The structure is harmoniously inscribed in the environment and does not violate the natural balance.
The location of this amazing sauna is located in a place far from the modern urban infrastructure and comfortable buildings, which contributes to the excellent conditions for outdoor recreation in the environment of wildlife.
Decoration of the facade of the house, in which the steam room is located, is made using thin boards with a characteristic texture, covered with dark glossy varnish. Such an impressive finish makes the exterior natural and laid-back.
The interior design of the sauna impresses with its creativity, the interior creates a three-dimensional volume composition at the expense of smoothed corners and walls and plastic flexible outlines. Inside the premises, all the necessary conditions for carefree pastime and enjoyment of the bathing process are created: the interior consists of two practical and functional benches, a treatment platform, a water tank and a stove with stones, and a small dressing room is in front of the main compartment.
The abundance of windows allows you to fill the building with real natural warmth and radiance of the sun, creating an expressive play of light and shadow in space.
The decor of walls and other surfaces is made with the help of light textured wood, which makes the overall decoration of the sauna more natural and close to nature. The side faces, the canopy and the oven are lined with solid pieces of unusual figured shape, which are peculiarly connected to each other and form expressive lumens. The floor is finished with thin boards and complements the general atmosphere, enhancing the feeling of warmth and special kindness.
The original oven becomes the central point of the interior. It is lined with wooden texture panels, and expressiveness was given to it by slits, which are made in the form of a geometric figure. From above, on a metal pedestal, stones rise, which fill the air with warmth and fragrant natural aroma. In addition, they perfectly decorate the serene decor of the steam room.
Two delightful oval windows allow visitors and vacationers to contemplate the blue sky and the shining sun, to admire the beautiful scenery and the water surface of the Canadian lake, drowning in the luxurious green vegetation.
The room has an elongated shape with two long sloping seats, which allows you to accommodate in a steam room a very large company of friends, colleagues or relatives.
The system of modern illumination in the sauna is made in the form of laconic and uncomplicated lighting, which is made with the help of an LED strip, laid under the floor under the wall paneling. It saturates the room with a soft and diffused lighting of a warm yellow hue, gently warming the environment and contributing to the creation of comfort and warmth in the room.
The window on the ceiling allows you to illuminate the steam room in the daytime, besides it forms unusual accents and a bizarre play of light and shadow, throwing sunlight on different surfaces.
Pay attention to the unusual design of the interior. It impresses the imagination with its plastic and flexible outlines, modern stylish execution, natural charm with a colorful texture, as well as ample opportunities for a cozy and serene enjoyment of the warm air and beautiful panorama opening out the window of the house.
The small space in front of the window embodies excellent opportunities for water and beauty treatments, and for enjoying incredibly picturesque views of the water and green spaces on the other side of the coast.
On the shelves are equipped with special slots, through which there is additional heat, they ensure a constant supply of warm air, so that nothing disturbs the comfortable pastime.
A window on the roof with an unusual design makes it possible to fill the interior with natural sunshine during the day, this design creates a special atmosphere in the interior space of the sauna, it is saturated with sunlight and air.
Another window in the steam room is equipped with a very unusual. It is faced with wooden boards with a flexible surface, which creates a kind of monolithic tunnel leading to nature.
The tank with hot water is located behind the wall, located near the entrance to the steam room. It is equipped with a special shut-off valve and a device for supplying liquid, which makes its use extremely pleasant, simple and functional. Equipment for water supply is covered with a rich black matte paint, which is amazingly in harmony with the textural decoration of the walls.
Unique decorative objects and specialized attributes in the form of buckets and buckets for water perfectly decorate the room, creating inside a special atmosphere that has to rest and relaxation.
A picturesque, inspirational view of the lake and green trees in the distance makes an indelible impression on the guests of the sauna. The magnificent harmony of nature and modernity makes it possible to create excellent conditions for a serene rest, relaxation and comfortable pastime in conditions of distance from the city and noise.
The exterior of the house is characterized by straight lines in the decoration of the facade of the building, as well as by a simple and uncomplicated silhouette that emerges directly from natural rocks. Such a unique combination of textures emphasizes an exceptional architectural ensemble of construction, and also causes a lot of impressions and emotions among visitors of this place.
Pay attention to how effectively and organically fit the structure in the existing landscape. Rising on a rocky cliff, the original wooden structure surprises with its laconic exterior design and practical geometric appearance.
Next, we present to our readers a unique video that will tell you more about the process of building and erecting this building, as well as the main points of repair and decoration of the bathhouse on an expressive stony hill with a picturesque landscape by the lake.
An interesting house project for placing a steam room from the PARTISANS engineering bureau is a delightful example of how you can decorate space using textured natural materials, organic shapes and unusual silhouettes, as well as stunning three-dimensional technologies.