Kesurokai So, this is what the tea house looked like inside when it was finished: It has an open area at the front with a hearth and kettle (the Japanese blacksmith made the hook for this and it is very beautiful), and a raised area at the back with tatami mats which were also made on-site and I will post more about them in the future. There is tracking for sliding doors front and back and I guess these will be added later along with the roof, which I think will be made of wooden shingles. It was made in a similar way to the European building; each piece is cut to shape and each joint is tested individually before it is all finally put together, so the final construction happens amazingly quickly. Here's how it happened with a little additional explanation from the scale model that they used to guide their work. Then the three main upright frames were put together; the one in the centre marked in red has a lovely carved frieze, shown below stacked on the ground with the other two.
Japanese House Built by Off Grid Champion - Brian Schulz The Japanese Forest House is a confluence of my love of small spaces, my passion for local materials, and my fascination with tradtional Japanese architecture. For those familiar with the intensely refined art of traditional Japanese carpentry, applying the title of 'Japanese' onto my house might be laying it on a bit thick. It's true I've fallen short of the refinement found in the homes of the upper classes, however, the work still embraces the design principles that make the traditonal tea houses (which were, ironically, modeled after peasant shacks) so appealing. Oversized beams, live edge slabs, natural timbers, real plaster walls, and minimal decoration, all encourage a deep sense of calm. What I love about this structure is that it is architecturally honest, meaning that where a lag bolt or a deck screw or a 16 penny nail was used, no attempt to was made to conceal them.
Cozy Outdoor Fireplace Hut is a Warm Glowing Play Place This artful outdoor fireplace from Haugen/Zohar Architects is integrated with a nearby playground, allowing families a chance to duck in and take the chill out of a cool evening playtime. The fireplace, built on a playground in Trondheim, Norway, is a wonderfully whimsical structure that provides a place not only to warm up, but to spend time telling stories. Its unique shape is reminiscent of traditional Norwegian turf structures, with a hole at the top for the smoke to escape. A concrete base provides a seating area all around the fire, encouraging bonding over scary stories or tall tales. Kids are encouraged to play in the structure, giving it a triple life as a decorative structure, a functional warming-up space, and an extension of the nearby playground. The architects, faced with an extremely limited budget, found an inexpensive building material at a nearby construction site.
Kerterre Videos About Fiction & Video Reviews by Kids, For Kids | Kids Reviews of Movies, Books, and More! Loading ... Loading ... Loading ... Loading ... Loading ... Loading ... Loading ... 123…13Next » Timber Framers Guild Super modern South African tiny house is bright and green I have often complained that a lot of tiny houses, being modelled on larger houses that get the shrink-ray, are designed for cuteness instead of practicality, with their tiny lofts that peak in the middle. Perhaps instead of using a traditional house as a model, designers should be looking more at learning from more modern designs like Airstream trailers or boats. That's why the INDAWO / lifePOD is so interesting. This design by the South African team of Collaborate000 architects, and product designers Dokter and Missses is super modern, and very much a product of its climate. © Brett Rubin The INDAWO / lifePOD is a lifestyle and design intervention that affords home owners a comfortable, functional experience inside a small space; to live in confluence with the needs of the planet now and in the future .... “Living smaller will save you money in the long run; it could also make you happier.” © Pod Indawo
Cave man of the Blue Mountains: Lionell Buckett's ecological creation Could not load plugins: File not found Cave dweller in the mountains Stunning drone footage of Lionel Buckett's cave home at the base of Mount Tomah in the Blue Mountains. There are cave dwellers in the Blue Mountains. The oldest rocks in the range were formed from marine sediments deposited some 400 million years ago. Just visible in a cliff face a few kilometres from the botanic gardens at the base of Mt Tomah, it has world heritage views of Mount Wilson and rain forest. The cave's "passive solar design" makes it warm in winter and cool in summer. The cave well suits his sustainable approach with very little excavation required. "I came across it when I was bush walking," he said. The area is heavy with history with evidence of Aboriginal presence including a carving of a kangaroo and an etching of a woman giving birth. Lionel Buckett has designed and built a cave house on his property in Berambing in the Blue Mountains.
Cercle Nature, la maison bois naturel 1 minute au musée - Une série animée de 60 épisodes - Arts plastiques - Éduscol En partenariat avec la RMN, les films de l'Arlequin proposent une série animée de 60 épisodes permettant de découvrir 60 oeuvres issues des grands musées nationaux. Réalisation : Serge Elissalde et Franck Guillou. Découvrez Rafael, studieux et sérieux, Mona, intuitive et pleine d'esprit, et le jeune Nabi, toujours prompt à la moquerie, trois petits personnages sympas et à la langue bien pendue qui commentent librement des oeuvres d'art exposées dans différents musées français. Une série aussi ludique et spontanée qu'éducative, qui propose aux élèves de passer une minute avec eux devant un tableau, une armure, une sculpture ou un vase ancien, et d'en savoir un peu plus sur l'art. Consultation gratuite Musée d'Orsay : 21 épisodes Accéder aux films Musée du Louvre : 3 épisodes Accéder aux films
Alsace : la maison alsacienne Alsace : la maison alsacienne 1.1. Préambule Il y a au sujet de la maison traditionnelle alsacienne une grande confusion. On a tendance à considérer la maison traditionnelle comme seule et unique, disséminée dans toute la région : la traditionnelle maison à colombage de nos campagnes. C’est une erreur. 1.2. 1.2.1. Hormis dans l’habitat de montagne et en Alsace Bossue, de traditions lorraines, où la pierre reste l’élément principal de la construction, le bois se retrouve dans la charpente, planchers, escaliers, mais aussi l’ossature des murs externes et internes et dans le remplissage des espaces entre les pans de bois. 1.2.2. La maison présente presque toujours son côté le moins large, le pignon, sur la rue dont elle est séparée par un petit jardinet. 1.2.3. La maison proprement dite comporte en général un couloir (« Hüsgang ») avec l’escalier menant à l’étage. 1.3. 1.3.1. L’habitat alsacien est un habitat groupé, sauf en montagne. 1.3.2. 2.1. 2.2. 2.2.1. 2.2.2. 2.2.3. 2.3. 2.4. 2.5.
Slumtube: Affordable Housing Made From Shipping Pallets! Remember the efficient and affordable Pallet House from last spring? Well designers Andreas Claus Schnetzer and Pils Gregor have bested their original design with an even lower-cost shipping pallet home that was completed this year in South Africa. The 'Slumtube' utilizes discarded pallets along with other local materials like clay and straw to make an insulated and affordable home that can withstand the extremely hot and cold temperatures of Johannesburg. Schnetzer and Gregor built upon what they learned from constructing modular pallet houses, improving upon their original design to make it even more affordable. In Johannesburg, temperatures can fluctuate from 45 degrees C in the summer to -2 degrees in the winter, and many homes are not equipped to keep residents comfortable. Slumtube transforms these pallets and other recycled materials into a semi-circular long houses that is insulated from heat and cold. + PalettenHaus Images © PalettenHaus