Floating Sauna to Give Stressed Seattleites Double Relaxation



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Enjoying the steam of a sauna and spending a day out on the water in a boat are two of life’s simple pleasures. Architecture group goCstudio has combined the two into one fantastically relaxing floating sauna that will soon set sail on Seattle’s Lake Washington.

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The floating sauna will be located out on the lake and visitors will reach it by kayak. The small platform is kept afloat by more than two dozen 55-gallon flotation barrels that are held together by an aluminum frame.

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A wooden deck provides a place to catch some sun or to just watch the surroundings and enjoy the beautiful lake. A ladder leads up to a platform atop the sauna enclosure, offering a place from which to dive into the water if you need to cool off after a hot sauna session.

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The sauna enclosure itself is 8 feet X 8 feet and has a tiered seating setup to fit several people. A wood-burning stove fuels the steam that fills the Alaskan Yellow Pine enclosure. The team hopes to raise enough money to make the concept a reality via a Kickstarter campaign – and we can’t wait to set sail to the Good Ship Relaxation.

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