29 Apr '15, 2pm

Glistening glass tea house built near Kyoto Buddhist temple

Kyoto, Japan, has just acquired an all-glass tea house , a modern spin on traditional tea houses, which sits beside the historic Shoren-in Buddhist temple. Tokujin Yoshioka wished to preserve the customs of ancient tea ceremonies while breathing new air into the outdoor space. He states, “KOU-AN Glass Tea House will be an opportunity to look back what the origin of Japanese culture is.”

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