|THE SIZE AND SHAPE OF SAUNA CABIN
The most important thing in planning the sauna is to remember, that the laude is the only useful area in sauna. All other constructions only serve going up to the laude.
The second important point of view is remember, that in a sauna the stove is like a
campfire, which is surrounded by the bathers. This means the laude should be nearby the
In large saunas it is also important to think how the loyly is spreading out in sauna.
The basic shape of sauna is square, where the laude is along the back wall and as long as the wall. It is important that there is no step between the stove and the second laude. Otherwise the laude is too far away from the stove.
The next step to get more space is to add the same kind of laude on the left wall of sauna. Now there is room for 15 bathers and the floor area is only 12-13 square meters. It pays to add a löyly spoiler on the ceiling just over the left safety rail of the stove. This spoiler forces the löyly to go first to the right end of sauna. In this way bathers on the right get hot löyly and bathers on the left get mild löyly.
If there is need for more room in sauna, the best solution is to build an other sauna
cabin, because a still bigger sauna makes löyly
In most cases there is a certain place for sauna cabin and it is not possible to build
a completely new saunacabin. Also in this case
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