Gigantic golden egg sauna warms up residents of Sweden’s northernmost town

In response to a commission from Riksbyggen, Swedish artists Bigert & Bergström have created Solar Egg, a sculptural chamber in the form of an egg-shaped sauna that has just been installed at Luossabacken in Kiruna, Sweden’s northernmost town.

Kiruna is currently undergoing a radical transformation, which involves a gigantic move for the whole town. This is so that the mining company LKAB can extract more of the iron seam that cuts diagonally downwards beneath the town. The iron ore is…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/gigantic-golden-egg-sauna-warms-up-residents-of-swedens-northernmost-town
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