Not your grandpa’s sauna. The One Man Sauna stands on an abandoned factory site in Bochum, Germany. The Modulorbeat design is a stacked tower of concrete shaft mine components. Inside, the industrial building contains a plunge pool, a sauna, and a meditation room with a skylight. The three spaces are connected by a ladder; even relaxing is a workout.

Photography by Roman Mensing

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Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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