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Sauna Huginn&Muginn by AtelierFORTE

Sauna Huginn&Muginn by AtelierFORTE

Milan studio AtelierFORTE have built a sauna in the northern Italian countryside that has wings like a bird.

Sauna Huginn&Muginn by AtelierFORTE

Inspired by the Norse myth of raven messengers Huginn and Muninn, the structure is also raised above the ground on wooden legs.

Sauna Huginn&Muginn by AtelierFORTE

A ladder leads up to two people at a time inside the sauna, while portholes frame views out across the surrounding landscape.

Sauna Huginn&Muginn by AtelierFORTE

Other saunas we've featured include one that can be towed like a sledge and one surrounded by a herb gardenSee them both here.

Sauna Huginn&Muginn by AtelierFORTE

Here's some more information from AtelierFORTE:


AtelierFORTE is glad to present the sauna Huginn&Muninn, inspired by the two ravens of Odin. The sauna, built in fir wood, accommodates two people. As the Scandinavian tradition it is powered by a wood stove.

The portholes on the walls, in this case, give an impressive view of hills around Piacenza, Italy.

From the project by Duilio Forte, Huginn&Muninn is built entirely by hand. AtelierFORTE manufactures outdoor saunas since 1994, and every sauna is unique, designed and created ad hoc.

Hugin and Muninn mean "thought" and "memory". Those are the names of the two ravens of Odin. Every day he sends them flying over all the earth, and they come back and tell him everything they have seen and heard.