Hojicha House

  • Kurokawa, Shirakawa, Gifu, Japan
  • A hybrid of a tea shop and a bus stop
  • Tea roasting chimney working as a central column, which is extruded from the basement concrete
  • Concentric timber structure incorporating both intimate and symbolic spaces, partially with truss structure

People: Cook, Eat, Sit, Talk, Watch

typology: Cafe, Station

Climate: Light

Location: Hill, Village

Material: Concrete, Wood

Era: 2000s

Contributor: Alexandra Giger
19 January 2019