Alvar Aalto - Muuratsalo Smoke Sauna

Alvar Aalto - Muuratsalo Smoke Sauna

Interior of the traditional Juuka based smoke sauna introduced in the Wall Street Journal article "Heat on Haute Style" on Oct. 17th. 2013. This soapstone sauna stove made by Tulikivi needs to be heated up for about 6 hours, but it stays warm for 18 hours, giving gentle, moist and relaxing warmth for the bathers. Full article can be found here: http://on.wsj.com/16lSAxo

Interior of the traditional Juuka based smoke sauna introduced in the Wall Street Journal article "Heat on Haute Style" on Oct. 17th. 2013. This soapstone sauna stove made by Tulikivi needs to be heated up for about 6 hours, but it stays warm for 18 hours, giving gentle, moist and relaxing warmth for the bathers. Full article can be found here: http://on.wsj.com/16lSAxo

Feel the magic of going to a smoke sauna in the winter and cooling down by rolling in the snow

Feel the magic of going to a smoke sauna in the winter and cooling down by rolling in the snow

Entrance of the traditional Juuka based smoke sauna introduced in the Wall Street Journal article "Heat on Haute Style" on Oct. 17th. 2013. Full article can be found here: http://on.wsj.com/16lSAxo

Entrance of the traditional Juuka based smoke sauna introduced in the Wall Street Journal article "Heat on Haute Style" on Oct. 17th. 2013. Full article can be found here: http://on.wsj.com/16lSAxo

The beauty of simplicity - original smoke sauna

The beauty of simplicity - original smoke sauna

Beautiful Finnish sauna...

Beautiful Finnish sauna...

Old-fashioned Finnish sauna by famous Finnish painter - Pekka Halonen

Old-fashioned Finnish sauna by famous Finnish painter - Pekka Halonen

Sauna Tonttu / Anssi Lassila – Lassila Hirvilammi

Sauna Tonttu / Anssi Lassila – Lassila Hirvilammi

A modern master's sauna Famed Finnish architect Alvar Aalto's 1954 savusauna is traditional in form, with subtle modernist touches: the logs are tapered to create the gently pitched roof, and the footprint isn't square, but trapezoidal.

A modern master's sauna Famed Finnish architect Alvar Aalto's 1954 savusauna is traditional in form, with subtle modernist touches: the logs are tapered to create the gently pitched roof, and the footprint isn't square, but trapezoidal.

A 100-year-old sauna. Pretty well the kind I'm used to. It doesn't need to be fancy...just hot!

A 100-year-old sauna. Pretty well the kind I'm used to. It doesn't need to be fancy...just hot!

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