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The resort is from uk canada goose the team behind the region’s acclaimed Treehotel the quirky brainchild of owners Britta and Kent Lindvall, situated amongst the forest canopy.
ArcticBath will offer a similar mix of luxury and nature inspired by the wild, stunning Swedish surroundings.
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Until the mid 20th century, logs were transporting along Swedish waterways. canada goose outlet jackets En route, the timber would often get stuck on the rapids and form clusters of floating logs.
The architect recalled canada goose outlet toronto factory this image from his childhood and it became his main inspiration for the new design.
“It was a symbol for canada goose outlet cheap canada goose shop that era,” Harstr m says. “So I official canada goose outlet chose to build this idea around the connection to the forest in the north.”
The resulting circular structure is a striking combination of man made and canada goose outlet in usa natural influences.
“I don’t call myself a sophisticated intellectual architect canada goose outlet reviews designer, I work with canada goose factory outlet more conceptual structures,” says Harstr m.
The resort is home to six, 25 square meter hotel rooms alongside cheap Canada Goose saunas, a cold Canada Goose Coats On Sale plunge pool, spa treatment rooms, a restaurant and bar and the central open air bath.
Visitors will access the resort from a wooden walkway.
“You can say that the building is rather introvert, the focus is on the inside,” says Harstr m. “So if you see it from a distance, you Canada Goose Online will have some problems to guess what is inside.”
During winter, the resort will be frozen into the ice. During the summer it’ll be floating in the river.
The center canada goose outlet of the bath will offer spectacular panoramas of the Swedish night sky above.
“It’s not a traditional fa ade in architecture,” says Harstr m, who also worked on one of the treehouses for the nearby TreeHotel. “I think cheap canada goose uk TreeHotel prepared the world for ArcticBath as the next project.”
Harstr m says locals in the nearby village of Harads have been very encouraging about the project, especially after the canada goose uk black friday success of TreeHotel:
“They are confident now [.] that it will canada goose uk shop be something good for society,” says Harstr m.
The designers and owners are also conscious of protecting the environment as well as providing an excellent tourist experience. Harstr m says their ambitions are supported by the local government.