The Secrets of Finnish Sauna Design (Culicidae Architectural Press, 2021) by Lassi A. Liikkanen is a thorough, English-speaking introduction to the details of authentic Finnish saunas.
Are you planning a new sauna, renovating an old one, or just dreaming? Do yourself a favor. Save your sauna project and read this wonderfully illustrated book about the design of authentic Finnish saunas.
The book covers all aspects needed to design a functional, healthy, and delightful sauna, from heating and air quality to interior design. it instructs the reader how to master both tangible and intangible, visible and invisible elements of a sauna. The book puts a special emphasis on the sauna experience, living up to the belief that short-term satisfaction is the first step towards long-term health benefits. It features examples of contemporary Finnish sauna design and outlines why a true sauna experience is so much more han merely ‘a hot room’.
– Lassi A. Liikkanen, The Secrets of Finnish Sauna Design (Culicidae Architectural Press, 2021), excerpt from a book description
The text is in English. The book is richly illustrated with photographs, architectural drawings, and technical details.