21 Apr '15, 4pm

Tiny House Inspired by Japanese Minimalism

The home measures 134 square feet, and instead of sofas or benches, all sitting areas are provided by tatami mats. The sitting area is the size of three tatami mats and is located on a raised floor, which also contains storage drawers. The room also features a sunken tea-warming hearth, and a hidden tea-serving chest, as well as the so-called “honoring alcove” (tokonoma), where artistic items are traditionally displayed. The tiny home even has a minuscule 28.5 by 28.5 inch “guest entrance” into the tea room, which is in keeping with the traditions of such a space. The host enters the room through a separate entrance.

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2015/04/tiny-house-inspired-by...

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