Gallery: Tiny Charcoal-Colored Hut by Koji Kakiuchi Creates a Corridor ...

Tiny huts and homes completely reject the "bigger is better" mentality. Instead, it seems like many of the small structures we have come across - like this beautiful charcoal-colored hut designed by Koji Kakiuchi in Japan, and the lantern teahouse outside of Washington D.C. featured previously - have some kind of meditative purpose. Certainly that is true of this 8.31 square meter hut raised off a steep slope in Nara, which was designed to resemble a Japanese Torri corridor - a reflective space that bridges the outside world with the entrance to sacred shrines.

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  1. scotchspaniel September 5, 2011 at 1:01 am

    Very creative use of space-I would love to have it wired for sound and listen to great music in it. Beautiful design.

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