Kaluga Floating Sauna / Rintala Eggertsson Architects

finnish firm rintala eggertsson architects designed 'kaluga floating sauna' as part of the 'festival of landscape objects' held in russia in july 2008. the firm along with international architects; norman foster, francois roshe, vladimir plotkin, sergey scuratov, tatan kuzembaev were all invited to create structures based on the theme of a house built on water.for their 'kaluga floating sauna' they designed a short term floating house which could be used as a shelter for 3 – 6 persons within several days. their sauna floated down the ugra river and was later transported to the zvizhi village in russia where it has become part of a permanent museum exhibit and are now used as guest houses.

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