Says the owner of this renovated 1894 flat in Barcelona, "When this building was constructed the toilets would have been outside. In our previous place we had a tiny shower in a tiny bathroom that you could barely stretch your arms out in, so we moved here knowing we wanted to make the bathroom something special. We planned this grand freestanding bathtub-and-sink unit with the same materials as the kitchen—plywood and slate."
At her Japanese-inspired retreat in Norway, architect Irene Sævik designed the wood tub in the bathroom, which features an adjacent sauna.
At this wood-clad getaway in Australia, architect and resident Annick Houle designed the ofuro tub in the master bath to mesh with the home’s tallowwood wall paneling.
This New Zealand box home features a traditional Japanese-style bathroom. The residents wash here before bathing and relax in the wood-lined onsen, or tub.
At an Australian home filled with raw materials, the bathroom is clad almost entirely in wood.