Location: Urriðavatn, Iceland
Year: 2017 -
Program: Bathing facilities
Vök Baths is a geothermal destination opening in July 2019 on the beautiful Lake Urriðavatn in East Iceland. Located only 5-kilometres northwest of Egilsstaðir, the largest settlement in the East, Vök Baths is an essential stop on any visit to this part of the country.
Vök Baths harnesses the geothermal power of the region to create a unique bathing experience with amazing views of the rest of the lake and the surrounding area. Fully immerse yourself in Iceland’s unique and untouched landscape and become one with nature at the country’s first series of geothermal floating pools.
Architecture design: Basalt Architects
Design team: Ari Þorleifsson, Dagbjört Ásta Jónsdóttir, Harpa Heimisdóttir, Hrólfur Karl Cela, Marcos Zotes, Perla Dís Kristinsdóttir, Sigríður Sigþórsdóttir, Unnsteinn Jónsson
Interior design: Basalt Architects and Design Group Italia
Engineering and lighting design: EFLA