Visitors are meant to progress from level to level at their leisure. “The ritual of the sauna is going into the sauna box, jumping into the cold water, and then relaxing,” says Kampshoff. “All concrete elements are simply stacked on another and there is a gap of light between each one, offering breathing space.”
The view from the top of the tower. “Work is leaving our region and we have a huge area that we don’t know how to develop,” says Kampshoff. “If you look into the history of work in this region, we always had big companies. It’s all disappeared. We came up with the idea of how we deal with these work sites. The sauna is the opposite of work—it’s relaxing."