Portland Japanese garden Oregon, The United States Portland Japanese Garden was founded in 1963, and has been loved by its citizens since then. Thanks to the rainy climate of Portland, and ceaseless maintenance by the Japanese garden designers, this garden is acclaimed as the best of its kind built outside Japan. Now, the garden is given a new mission as a cultural complex that opens up to the public. A competition was held in 2010, and Kengo Kuma & Associates was selected as the design
Japanese traditional house Have an open/screened-in room between two sections of a house !
koji hatano architects / residence h, kanagawa prefecture 秦野浩司建築設計事務所 Ｈ邸の実績写真
Contemporary Tea Houses
How many structures do we humans have that exist purely for a ritualistic use surrounding food and drink? Not too many, so it's no wonder that tea houses are such special little gems. Their construction and use goes way back, but that doesn't stop new ones from being designed even today: