Gallery: Victor: Serene Meditation and Tea Hut by Jeffery Poss

 

In our busy world, people go to great lengths for serenity. What could be more relaxing than sipping tea in your own private tea house on a tranquil pond? Architect Jeffery Poss’ private Victor Meditation Hut is the ideal de-stresser, built on the edge of a quiet Illinois lake.

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  1. Thegoodhandyman June 28, 2012 at 8:36 pm

    As a former student of Mr. Poss, it’s refreshing to remember that there are actually a few understated professors of architecture who are as good as teachers as they are as professional architects. Great to see his work reaching a wider audience.

  2. eswhfs June 1, 2011 at 11:46 am

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  3. Kaylynn May 31, 2011 at 7:59 pm

    AFAICT you’ve cvoeerd all the bases with this answer!

  4. vernross February 21, 2011 at 5:15 am

    Looks like it is in a flood plane as well. Suspect that the use of pilons rather than foundation helped the case by keeping the footprint very small, as well as lifting the structure above the flood plane. The structure does not divert water or prevent natural flow. Bridges are constructed across wetlands using this method frequently, and many nature boardwalks around wetlands use the same approach. Suspect there is no plumbing, so no waste water issues. Can you tell?

  5. greenrenovation February 20, 2011 at 11:42 am

    I can’t help but wonder how he got a Clean Water Act § 404 permit to build that right in the middle of a sensitive wetland.

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