Gallery: HWCD’s Floating Bamboo Courtyard Teahouse is a Zen Space For A...

Drinking tea is an important cultural activity in China, and this bamboo teahouse was built in order to honor that tradition. Located in the ShiQiao garden in Yangzhou, to the northwest of Shanghai, the floating Bamboo Courtyard Teahouse was designed by Chinese architect Sun Wei, who is a partner at HWCD. Bamboo poles are used as walls, dividers and shading devices that also encourage natural ventilation. This zen spot on the water is perfect for contemplation and sipping some tea.

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