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Swedish Mill House is All About Bathing Rituals

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The tiny Mill House in Sweden is an ode to water, simplicity, moderation and… cleanliness.

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This masterpiece was created for a family from Malma, in Sweden by the Swedish architectural firm of Wingardhs.

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The family relishes the Swedish rituals of bathing and the the sauna, while also appreciating the Japanese Zen master’s approach to finding the simple life.

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So Wingardhs  designed the Mill House as a tiny vacation home dominated by the sauna and the attendant spaces for dressing and undressing.

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A modest space is devoted to cooking and sleeping. Most of the space is in this pool for the post-sauna dip…

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… where a quality of eternal peace and tranquility is the predominant mood.

Via Small House Style
Courtesy of Gert Wingardh
The photos are by photos by James Silverman.

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  1. MLuxe – Distinctive Home Style » Blog Archive » Swedish Mill House, Take Me Away Says:

    [...] purpose: to blend in with its surroundings and offer a calming, water-centered retreat.  The “Swedish Mill House,” designed by Wingardhs, combines the warmth of Scandinavian design with the cool aesthetic of [...]

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