The tea house has been a hub of activity and a center for unique design for centuries, providing an area for socialization, entertainment, and relaxation. A product of various traditions, the teahouse lives on in modern architecture, and some designers are taking them to the next level.
Check out Taipei's Smith&Hsu teahouse by Carsten Jorgensen and Kengo Kuma’s inflatable teahouse in Frankfurt, Germany. View Curbed's article for the full list.
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