The Benefits of Rainwater Harvesting Systems

One of the rooftop rainwater harvesting systems for home use.

Rainwater harvesting is not just a trend. It’s a smart way to save water and protect our planet. This method collects rainwater for future use, like watering plants or flushing toilets.  This article explores the benefits of installing a rainwater harvesting system. What is Rainwater Harvesting Rainwater harvesting is a simple idea. It means collecting […]

Hat Tea House

The Hat Tea House - A1 Architects

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 – or Briton, Canadian or New Zealander, seek the same sense of calm that the Japanese have found for centuries in their back yard tea houses? […]

The Kernan Teahouse

The Darling Teahouse - Stoney Creek, Connecticut

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 recycled materials to achieve a simple elegance. The stone came from a local quarry, while bamboo was harvested on-site.  The roof is made of recycled metal. “Tea, […]