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When this sauna gets built, it will be the first actual structure Uglycute has ever erected — a coup for Stenberg, the sole architect in the group. A commission for a public recreational area just outside Stockholm, its shape was conceived in part so that it could serve as a symbol or an icon for its locale. “The idea was that the people who run the recreation area could rent it out for events, so they need something that could work as a logotype to attract clients,” says Nobel. “The shape of the building also references traditional Swedish coal making, when you’d pile up logs just like this and burn them really slow to create wooden coal. The recreational area already has an electrical sauna, but this one is going to be fired with wood, which is much better.”