Nature-set wellness centres that restore and rejuvenate

The heart-shaped building sits ‘between rocky areas on each side to form a tranquil cove,’ explain architects Studio Puisto, blending into the delicate Saimaa scenery with its dark exterior and a streamlined point of entry that opens out to present panoramic views from the rear terrace. Alongside the restaurant, meanwhile, sits the additional sauna building, also featuring a ‘round opening in its roof to create a thematic link between the two buildings,’ explain the architects Studio Puisto, as well as wide windows that allow sauna-goers to enjoy the views along with the heat and humidity, too.