A Guide to Kyoto’s Wooden and Traditional Architecture
A traditional teahouse may be small, contained within the space of 2-4,5 tatami, but within such space it’s said that there are endless possibilities. Tea houses continue to be the object of fascination for architects and designers alike, often seen as the quintessential Japanese design.
Here one can see the amount of details that goes into the structure of a teahouse alone, as exhibited in the Takenaka Carpenter Tool Museum (竹中大工道具館) in Kobe, just a short train ride from Kyoto.



Even though Suikoushya International Craft School is now up and running in France, our Kyoto workshop will still continue to operate and we want to welcome you when you’re in Kyoto!

Here in Kyoto you can explore the many different wooden architectural treasures of Japan!

A traditional teahouse has endless possibilities.
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