Die finnische Sauna

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Representing the best of Finnish expertise in sauna design, this book contains information based on a long tradition—practical experience that has developed over generations and which in recent decades has been complemented and updated by professionals in the field. The definitive authority for those building a sauna for themselves, the book presents in detail the design of the sauna spaces, their construction, and vital elements such as sauna benches and furnishings. It also discusses the properties of different sauna stoves and how to choose one. At the end of the book, four examples of Finnish sauna architecture are presented, each uniquely realized.


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