Tea House in a Garden
A classical Japanese setting a long way from home...

Tea House in a Garden

Prague Czech Republic - A1 Architects Built:    2008 Area:     7 m2  (75 sq ft) This firm of architects has a definite penchant and finesse in designing and building teahouses.…

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Hat Tea House

Ostrava Czech Republic - A1 Architects Does it seem a little incongruous to find a classical Japanese tea house in suburban Ostrava, Czech Republic?  Initially, probably, but why shouldn't a Czech -…

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Black Tea House
Black Tea House

Black Tea House

Česká Lípa,  Czech Republic  -  Lenka Křemenová, David Maštálka / A1Architects Built:   2011 Area:   Veranda - 10m2 (108 sq. ft.)   Interior - 3.5m2 (38 sq. ft.) Traditional Japanese teahouses…

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The Escarpment House
A place to unwind...

The Escarpment House

New South Wales, Australia - Timothy Moon Architects Photography: © Timothy Moon Architects   The Australian Timber Development Association runs an annual competition for timber constructs.  This home is the 2011 winner of the following…

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The Water Temple
The Water Temple

The Water Temple

Ljubljana, Slovenia - Kieran Donnellan Year built: 2012 Photography: Courtesy of Water Temple Workshop MEDS – Meeting of design students - was founded in 2010 by students from different countries…

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Under the Moonlight House
A four season retreat...

Under the Moonlight House

Mt. Hotham Victoria Australia - Giovanni D’Ambrosio Australia doesn't have many areas where it snows and even then, it doesn't stick around for long!  (Australia's highest mountain, Mt. Kosciuszko, is only…

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The Kernan Teahouse

Stoney Creek, CT  USA  -  Naomi Darling Architecture Photography by Sean Kernan This stunning, minimalist teahouse is in Stoney Creek, Connecticut.  Designed by architect Naomi Darling, it features local and…

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The Hemloft
The Hemloft aka The Egg House

The Hemloft

Whistler British Columbia - Joel Allen Gone forever now, but what an interesting story this is! Built on public land, this home lead the owner (borrower of public space?) to…

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A Log Cabin on Wheels…
A Log Cabin on Wheels

A Log Cabin on Wheels…

Hans Liberg Music Studio Holland - 2010   Photography by Thomas Mayer Don't like the view?  Move... this amazing log studio is on wheels!  Further proof of the beauty of small…

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The Sunset Garden Studio
The Sunset Garden Studio

The Sunset Garden Studio

Bellevue, Washington - McConnell Built Year built: 2008 Photography: McConnell Built Seattle based Andy McConnel had nothing more in mind than a practical tool shed when he first planned this structure. …

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The Hanging Tea House
The Hanging Tea House - David Jameson Architect

The Hanging Tea House

Washington DC  -  David Jameson Year built:     2009 Approximate Area:     16 m2 (173 sq. ft.) Photography:     Paul Warchol Bronze, timber and bamboo give this…

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