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A TEAHOUSE TO MEDITATE
Takasugi-an| 高過庵

Photo © Roland Hagenberg

With its archaic simplicity, Takasugi-an (too-high-house) is one of Terunobu Fujimori’s best known creations. It is a teahouse on stilts that stands on a property belonging to his family, now turned into an outdoor museum. Fujimori has designed dozens of buildings in Japan with the same playfulness as Takasugi-an, yet doesn’t consider himself an architect; rather an architecture historian.

Address : Jinchokan Moriya Historical Museum 389-1 Miyagawa, Chino-shi, Nagano 391-0013

Phone : +81-266-73-7567

Region : Nagano | Chino

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