70.8%: "in Finland" Annti Alfthan- "in Finland" Annti Alfthan I'm opening a thread here about the boats and building traditions in my country. We have -- rivers in the north, thousands of lakes, big and small, in the interior, a long coastline, Gulf of Bothnia and Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea - and we had much of Ladoga, those boats belonging to the tradition.
The Finnish Wooden Boat Center is an integrated area in Kotka’s Cultural Harbor. The building for making and restoring wooden boats was designed by Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects. It has an impressive curved-roof design reminiscent of a boat’s hull and all-glass front made of high performance solar control glass Pilkington Suncool™ 70/40.
If you are heading over to Finland on vacations and are looking for a unique place to spend a few adventurous days, check out the Saunalautta, a floating sauna houseboat that is now available for rent. Built out of recycled wood, the raft features a