A Teahouse, Charred and Blackened (On Purpose)

From Gardenista, explore a zen garden tea house in the Czech Republic inspired by shou sugi ban.

Built for a family that wanted a peaceful, contemplative spot on the southern edge of a garden, the teahouse is a variation of an unostentatious style that the architects developed after they traveled together to Japan while still students at Prague’s Academy of Art, Architecture and Design.

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