The perfect tea shack..


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The perfect tea shack..

Postby Math » Dec 12th, '12, 09:50

Image

Image

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Re: The perfect tea shack..

Postby JBaymore » Dec 12th, '12, 11:03

Stunning..... where is it?

best,

............john
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Re: The perfect tea shack..

Postby Math » Dec 12th, '12, 11:12

In Japan I believe, these are houses made by Japanese architect Terunobi Fujimori

http://www.dwell.com/articles/Terunobu-Fujimori-Profile.html

Click the slideshow for more images.
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Re: The perfect tea shack..

Postby teaisme » Dec 12th, '12, 14:56

how inspiring
thanks so much for the link

Been flipping through pics of his work on the web...here are a couple teahouse pics I really enjoyed

http://architecture.rmit.edu.au/Project ... e_0001.jpg
Teahouse tetsu: like an old magical fairy tale

http://www.flickr.com/photos/76223770@N ... otostream/
the Too-high tea house
I picture many a good sessions in there, some tea friends too tea drunk to manage their way back down :lol: I like his idea behind the trees “One leg is dangerous and three legs are too stable and boring.”
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Re: The perfect tea shack..

Postby Math » Dec 12th, '12, 20:19

Yes! Great pictures Teaisme, thanks for posting!

I wonder how he manages to build something that looks straight out of a studio gibli movie, here in Sweden the draconic buildning safety regulations would never let something crazy like that pass. Too bad, we could really need more inspirational works like the houses of mr. Fujimori.
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Re: The perfect tea shack..

Postby bagua7 » Dec 13th, '12, 03:55

I wish this one was for real, like in the movie (LOTR):

http://www.flickr.com/photos/51653240@N05/7202934990/
http://sdonnet.com/work/hobbit-house/

All those houses are really inspiring to drink...any tea, really! :P
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Re: The perfect tea shack..

Postby sriracha » Dec 15th, '12, 06:17

Love the top pic, the words 'himitsu kishi' came to mind.

A tea hut of my own would ofc be the ultimate project. First a house and then build a tea "stuga" in the yard. Not that I'm likely to ever own a house but you know...

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Re: The perfect tea shack..

Postby robbie_olive » Dec 15th, '12, 07:49

Fujimori-sama (I use the polite address here to be humble) had an exhibition and a talk called 'Shelter: of Kindness', and one of his teahouses that was installed at the RMIT University Gallery here in Melbourne a couple of years back, and I was lucky enough to see one of his extraordinary structures in the flesh! And studying sado made it even more meaningful to me. Google it, it's quite fascinating....! 8-)
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