Washington DC – David Jameson
Year built: 2009
Approximate Area: 16 m2 (173 sq. ft.)
Photography: Paul Warchol
Bronze, timber and bamboo give this ‘me space’ the look and feel of a Japanese tea house. Suspended from a pair of steel arms, it hangs like a lantern in the garden of the residence.
The landscaping has been designed to frame the building and lead the eye and body up origami steps to a 100mm (4″) think timber door. The owners use the room for music performances, occasional dining, and as a quiet space for contemplation.
The design has won numerous awards including the 2012 American Architecture Award and the 2012 International Architecture Award.
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