Miika Ullakko has captured the whole Wood Program year in this video. Wood Program proudly presents: the story of Koe sauna.
Continue reading...Wood Program 2011-2012: The film
Last week thursday was marked with the roof toping lunch with its traditional pea soup, celebrating the completion of the sauna. The two last panels (the so called “chicken wings”) were
Continue reading...Roof topping
The roof was installed yesterday. It was put into place in three elements, and fortunately the puzzle matched well.
No, the whole sauna is not
Continue reading...Final puzzle pieces of the skin
The Koe sauna’s symmetry was restored yesterday when the second top wing was lifted into place.
The procedure was the same as last
Continue reading...The second top wing is in place
The roof of the sauna room and the so called top wing, the upper wall element of the sauna skin structure, were lifted into place with a crane yesterday.
Continue reading...The wings are flying
The sauna room walls and the terrace stairs were installed yesterday.
The front wall was the last to go up yesterday.
Continue reading...The sauna room takes form
The side walls are now up and the terrace beams are in place. Attaching the side wings to the back wall was a time consuming process that demanded the whole manpower
Continue reading...The side wings are standing
The sauna is first going to be assembled at the yard of Aalto University Paja building before being moved to the site. The assembly started today with temporary foundations and the
Continue reading...The first wall is up
The four biggest wall elements of the so called wings are now ready.
The top wings are very heavy and to move them
Continue reading...Moving the wings
Construction has finally started and we are now going in the right direction. This week-end began the construction of the bottom wings of the skin with the inner frame and the
Continue reading...First cuts