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April 23: Southern Finland tour – Paimio Sanatorium 2

More from the Paimio Sanatorium.

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A cool old elevator with a view outside.

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The handles to the patients' rooms were designed to avoid getting sleeves caught on them.

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Balconies with curious profiles.

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The end of the main patient wing, surprisingly narrow.

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The south face of the patient wing.

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The doctors' residences were in these buildings a distance away.

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What seems to be a fountain, in disuse.

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The whole height of the patient wing.

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Some large trees had unfortunately recently been cut down.

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I forget what this wing is, but it's the glazedest of all of them.

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It's even more surprisingly narrow than the other wing.

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The northeast side of the building.

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The back of the rounded-edge wing: only southern light, no northern.

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I think this is part of the crematorium, which was a necessary part of the complex but was kept out of sight of the main patient areas.

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There are a whole bunch of curious volumes on the service side of the sanatorium.