Chashitsu

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Chashitsu as a hideout

Traditional Japanese architecture is characterised by its open structure, but chashitsu has very few windows and is a ve...
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What is Chashitsu? The smallest extraordinary space

Chashitsu (tea room or tea house) is, as the name implies, a tatami room where you drink tea. However, that's not all. C...
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What is the chashitsu of “Kirei-Sabi?”

Furuta Shigenari (commonly known as Furuta Oribe), 1 of Rikyu's magnificent 7 disciples, had the influence of Sen no Rik...
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What is the chashitsu of Souan?

You can find the primitive form of "chashitsu of souan" in the teahouse of "rinkan-no-cha (淋汗の茶)," which is a custom of ...
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What is the chashitsu of Shoin?

In the early chashitsu (tea room or tea house), the samurai housing style "shoin-zukuri," which was formed by developing...
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Chashitsu and Momoyama culture

The Momoyama tea pottery, born around the Azuchi-Momoyama period (1573-1603), has uniquely distorted shapes, and the mud...
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Ro (fire pot) of chashitsu

As it’s called "chanoyu" (hot water of tea), it is indispensable to boil water in chashitsu (tea room or tea house). Fir...
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Relationship between chashitsu and nature

Chashitsu (tea room or tea house) is a place where people and nature come into contact. Even in the city, there is basic...
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Introduction of tea to Japan

Chashitsu (tea room or tea house) cannot be talked about without tea. Saichou, a Buddhist priest who accompanied the env...