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Tiny Tea House asian

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In the loft three simple tatami mats surrounded by a pine and black walnut frame make up the client's bed.

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Becky Clay added this to Our Tiny House
9 hours ago
Loft space
Morgan Alyssa added this to morgan_alyssa's ideas
last Tuesday
this would be nice with a nice rail
tomlager added this to Beach House
November 27, 2014
Oregon cottage co.
Amanda Spees added this to amanda_spees's Ideas
November 24, 2014
Windows by angled loft. Maybe garage door under there
clerisy added this to Tiny House Dreams
November 20, 2014
Tatami mats instead of a mattress.
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November 15, 2014
hollyhock576 added this to hollyhock576's Ideas
October 29, 2014
Small house design
gambinous added this to tiny house
October 26, 2014
robandrew1950 added this to robandrew1950's ideas
October 20, 2014
just interesting; light and concealement
Miles Huber added this to cool houses - small
September 30, 2014
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September 29, 2014
janmwelsh added this to janmwelsh's Ideas
September 26, 2014
Attic again
Roseanne Murray added this to Roseanne Murray's Ideas
September 17, 2014
Ceiling skylights
We Buy Houses added this to Cottages
September 15, 2014
Sleeping space
dcass added this to dcass's Ideas
September 13, 2014
pkress added this to pkress's Ideas
September 12, 2014
Tiny house.
blee4242 added this to blee4242's Ideas
September 9, 2014
Micro home
psychic_rally added this to tiny home
September 4, 2014
goodfield added this to little house
September 4, 2014
newbuilder101 added this to Newbuilder101 ’s Tiny Ideas
August 29, 2014
great use of vertical space (loft)
amanni06 added this to tiny house
August 27, 2014
akpaula907 added this to akpaula907's ideas
August 26, 2014
lift ideas
Staraya McKinstry added this to Tiny House
August 24, 2014
great loft
Debbie Gibbons added this to debbie_gibbons's Ideas
August 24, 2014
Cottage bedroom loft with window
ccdakotah added this to Space saving ideas
August 20, 2014
Loft above kitchen
mbangun added this to mbangun's ideas
August 18, 2014
evaenelson01 added this to evaenelson01's ideas
August 13, 2014
venus7 added this to venus7's Ideas
August 13, 2014
love the loft with so many windows
Katerina Noshie added this to katerina_noshie's ideas
August 10, 2014
i like very much tiny homes
carrolwawa added this to carrolwawa's Ideas
August 10, 2014
Soggee Screen. Kitchen on the wall
jodi_gatto added this to jodi_gatto's Ideas
August 3, 2014
joshbeam added this to joshbeam's ideas
July 27, 2014
doramicat added this to shed
July 22, 2014
doug fir
lindarikli added this to lindarikli's Ideas
July 13, 2014
Short loft
melissalou11 added this to melissalou11's ideas
July 13, 2014
Maren Jensen Fulbright added this to Maren Jensen Fulbright's Ideas
July 3, 2014
Skylights. Openness.
thomasfischer added this to tiny space living ideas
June 30, 2014
oneil017 added this to Tiny House
June 24, 2014
big loft space
erindanne added this to for my tiny home
June 23, 2014
Loft windows
Emily Gazeley added this to Emily Gazeley's Ideas
June 20, 2014
I love the tiny house idea
Keim Lumber Company added this to Tiny Home
June 20, 2014
The windows are key!
bozichjoh added this to bozichjoh's ideas
June 14, 2014
Adriana Guerrero added this to adriana_guerrero7854497's ideas
June 14, 2014
Maybe the loft could roll to give the kitchen access to skylight
sharrison57 added this to sharrison57's Ideas
June 14, 2014
zgram added this to Exterior Ideas
June 13, 2014
Loft Bed
wildcatfever added this to wildcatfever's Ideas
May 28, 2014
Tiny house
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May 18, 2014
Tom Kaufmann added this to Houses
May 15, 2014
Interessanter Wohnwagen 07
kwikkwotes added this to kwikkwotes's ideas
May 4, 2014
skylights and side windows in loft and ceiling
karleefuchs added this to workshop
May 3, 2014
Ben added this to Exterior Ideas
May 2, 2014
Lots of light and a nice loft design, maybe a bit too much wood?
Aneila Baker added this to Bedroom Ideas
May 2, 2014
loft that extends as shelf along ceiling, skylights
paultamulonis added this to General interior
April 22, 2014
Fun space for he kinds under the roof
carolroberts52 added this to small houses
April 20, 2014
Marinthe Goedschalk added this to marinthe_goedschalk's ideas
April 12, 2014
love it small shed inside to start at S'ca
kimberleeaustin added this to bedroom
April 6, 2014
ericm29 added this to ericm29's Ideas
March 21, 2014
Floor plans
Jay added this to Small Home Trailers 3.19.14
March 20, 2014
bignut added this to bignut's Ideas
March 18, 2014
Dustin Vollstedt added this to Tiny House
March 14, 2014
angle of loft
civilizationfound added this to civilizationfound's ideas
March 12, 2014
above bathroom storage
nc3020 added this to Roof Space (attic)
March 12, 2014
Flooring and windows
carrie23m added this to odds n' ends
March 9, 2014
for dana
corobrain added this to Interior of Cabin Ideas
March 7, 2014
Mezzanine floor
sharktooth added this to sharktooth's ideas
March 7, 2014
nice! clever use of tiny space
idahobells added this to idahobells's ideas
March 3, 2014
134 sq, Oregon cabin company
Mariju Nazareno added this to mariju_nazareno's ideas
February 26, 2014
Romero Romero added this to romero_romero7964131's Ideas
February 26, 2014
This by far one of best tiny house I have come across!
franzzy24 added this to home design open
February 23, 2014
lots of room, neat and free of interference
daizyr added this to daizyr's Ideas
February 13, 2014
The slanted roof is cool
lbsich added this to Cabin
February 12, 2014
myhopscotch added this to tiny house
February 12, 2014
Windows in the loft
myhopscotch added this to humble cottage
February 12, 2014
love all the windows in the loft
dancinglavida added this to mexico house
January 23, 2014
loft, tatami, loft with windows
dawndo added this to dawndo's ideas
January 22, 2014
tiny tea house
sherryl123 added this to sherryl123's ideas
January 19, 2014
In the loft three simple tatami mats surrounded by a pine and black walnut frame make up the client's bed.
delsol1 added this to delsol1's ideas
January 18, 2014
Like the window by the bed
mroberts18 added this to mroberts18's Ideas
January 13, 2014
wzp8f0 added this to wzp8f0's ideas
January 6, 2014
Love this for storage and light
kristakall added this to girls rooms
January 2, 2014
Ladder to water heater door
denman82 added this to denman82's Ideas
December 24, 2013
Loft space
susandeatonhagen added this to susandeatonhagen's ideas
December 18, 2013
Like the loft area as well
Simon Jordane added this to simon_jordane's Ideas
December 11, 2013
Guess room -bathroom -small kitchen -Bed up stairs
lot3bosqueverde added this to Bathroom Ideas
December 9, 2013
window in sleeping area
janelok added this to Bedroom Ideas
December 2, 2013
Attic bed
Josiah Almosara added this to josiah_almosara's Ideas
November 28, 2013
My house!
steffen added this to steffen's Favorites
November 17, 2013
Cabinet Wishes added this to bedroom
November 17, 2013
Loft with tatami mats.
talva added this to talva's ideas
November 11, 2013
adlu10 added this to attic
November 10, 2013
tatami loft
patatas added this to Wilderness house
November 6, 2013
AMAZING Japanese-style rolling home
851996 added this to 851996's Ideas
November 5, 2013
Nice loft
pittsburgheast added this to casita
October 31, 2013
Loft above kitchen. This is exactly what I want to have, including the clerestory windows. If it extended over the bedroom, it wouldn't do much to increase the light in there, though.
kiwigal57 added this to Studio spaces
October 30, 2013
storage space or sleeping area...(this is a little asian cottage)
George S. McGregor added this to gmcgregor2's ideas
October 30, 2013
All Portable home
maxparrish added this to maxparrish's ideas
October 27, 2013
Tiny House Loft Cottage Co
judith195 added this to Small house 1
October 15, 2013
In the loft three simple tatami mats surrounded by a pine and black walnut frame make up the client's bed.
petter added this to petter's ideas
October 13, 2013
In the loft three simple tatami mats surrounded by a pine and black walnut frame make up the client's bed.
kaichi added this to kaichi's Ideas
October 12, 2013
grahammac added this to grahammac's ideas
October 11, 2013
Style. Raise the pitch a little more for comfort.
richilb67 added this to richilb67's Ideas
October 10, 2013
rockxman added this to Small building
October 8, 2013
space useage
duckhouse added this to Bedroom Ideas
October 8, 2013
Space, materials, windows,skylights.
bickel18 added this to bickel18's ideas
October 7, 2013
l house 7
Craig Douglas added this to craig_douglas1813's Ideas
October 7, 2013
knkcampbell added this to knkcampbell's Ideas
October 7, 2013
Tea room, small house
hipster added this to Tiny House
October 7, 2013
Small, simple, beautiful...
Patina Design Architects added this to Compact Houses
October 7, 2013
Nice 3-mat loft. Where do blankets store?
pabh added this to pabh's ideas
October 7, 2013
Erno Gyorgydeak added this to erno_gyorgydeak's ideas
October 7, 2013
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aldgsd added this to aldgsd's ideas
October 7, 2013
tatami mat bed
fathemeh added this to fireplace
October 6, 2013
jacklean added this to Loft
October 6, 2013
Note top of ladder, with only one shaft extended for hand hold.
christina added this to tiny house
October 6, 2013
skylights, loft space
sarajo added this to sarajo's ideas
October 6, 2013
Small Homes Small Homes Top Ideabooks Hip Midcentury Style for a Mom's Backyard Cottage Teatime for a Tiny Portable Home in Oregon Patterns Mingle Spiritedly in a Toronto Condo A Family of 4 Unwinds in 540 Square Feet Appears in Houzz ToursHouzz Tours Houzz Tours Top Ideabooks Bridging Past and Present in a California Craftsman The Top 10 Home Tours on Houzz From Fixer-Upper to Family Ski Retreat Two Decades Hone a Ju-Nel Home to Perfection See also Small Homes Colorful Homes Eclectic Homes Contemporary Homes Traditional Homes Transitional Homes Modern Homes Midcentury Homes Ranch Homes Barn Homes Townhouses Apartments Lofts Vacation Homes Houzz Tour: Teatime for a Tiny Portable Home in OregonA tearoom, soaking tub and bed of tatami mats recall Japan in this 134-square-foot house on wheels Vanessa Brunner Houzz Editorial Staff EmailComment54Bookmark245Like35EmbedPrint ADMINISTRATIVE CONTROLS Click "Embed" to display an article on your own website or blog. Share: Architect Todd Miller was determined to help his Japanese client create a house she could both afford and love — and that meant including a tea ceremony room. There's a lot to keep in mind when you're designing a traditional Japanese tea ceremony room in any case, but squeezing one into a 134-square-foot house is especially tricky. The solution — combining the living space with the tearoom — not only gave the client what she wanted, but it also cut costs, eliminated the need to own land and reduced the client's energy bill. These tiny houses certainly aren't for everyone, but they can "help free people from extra baggage, including high monthly mortgages and house duties," says Miller. Houzz at a Glance Location: Marcola, Oregon Architect: Todd Miller Size: 134 square feet Cost: About $34,800, including materials, labor and design fees asian exterior by Oregon Cottage Company Oregon Cottage Company Save to IdeabookEmail Photo Miller used as many sustainable and nontoxic materials as possible, including cedar for the exterior that was sustainably sourced from a local mill, and no- and low-VOC products. He avoided glues whenever possible. Building such a small home required fewer materials, of course, reducing expenses and waste. The energy bills average $20 per month. asian kitchen by Oregon Cottage Company Oregon Cottage Company Save to IdeabookEmail Photo The client, who grew up in Japan, wanted her home to be a soothing, quiet space where she can meditate and host traditional tea ceremonies. Miller split the space into a private bathroom and an open kitchen and tea ceremony room with a lofted sleeping space. The kitchen sits between the bathroom and the tearoom, which allowed him to stack functions and reduce plumbing costs. The kitchen is small but efficient, with a 5-foot red oak counter, a double burner and on-demand hot water. The compact kitchen leaves just enough room for a dining table on the opposite wall. asian by Oregon Cottage Company Oregon Cottage Company Save to IdeabookEmail Photo Puck lighting recessed into the thick black walnut upper shelf provides task lighting for the kitchen. asian by Oregon Cottage Company Oregon Cottage Company Save to IdeabookEmail PhotoThe tearoom required a warming hearth for the kettle. Miller hid the mechanics of the system under the floor; its compact coiled heating element can be turned on and off with a switch.asian by Oregon Cottage Company Oregon Cottage Company Save to IdeabookEmail PhotoAn alcove accented by a single slab of black walnut holds a hanging scroll — an important part of the tea ceremony. A branch from a madrone tree, found in the woods behind the house, sits between the scroll alcove and the client's tea ceremony chest.asian kitchen by Oregon Cottage Company Oregon Cottage Company Save to IdeabookEmail PhotoThis custom red oak ladder on a black walnut track leads to the loft. When not in use, the ladder can be stored upright next to the counter, as shown here.asian by Oregon Cottage Company Oregon Cottage Company Save to IdeabookEmail Photo Studio....In the loft three simple tatami mats surrounded by a pine and black walnut frame make up the client's bed.
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In the loft three simple tatami mats surrounded by a pine and black walnut frame make up the client's bed.
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October 6, 2013
Japanese guest house/tea room
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awesome tiny
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