Press Release I Berlin, 14 November 2019

A Tea House for the Humboldt Forum

Japanese artisans are constructing the sculptural building from Corten steel, wood and clay

The exhibition module on Japanese art is set to open its own tea house, in which visitors to Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss will be able to experience tea ceremonies. The sculptural architecture of the new tea house, to be constructed by Japanese artisans, will be made of Corten steel, wood and clay according to a design by competition winner URA Architects from Kanazawa and will combine tradition and modernity as well as references to Japanese and German culture on an equal footing.

 

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A Tea House for the Humboldt Forum
Press Release I Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss I 14 November 2019
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Design for the tea house in the exhibition module on Japanese art (Asia)
© SHF / URA Architects & Engineers
Design for the tea house in the exhibition module on Japanese art
© SHF / URA Architects & Engineers
Design for the tea house in the exhibition module on Japanese art (Asia)
© SHF / URA Architects & Engineers
Design for the tea house in the exhibition module on Japanese art (Asia)
© SHF / URA Architects & Engineers
Design for the tea house in the exhibition module on Japanese art (Asia)
© SHF / URA Architects & Engineers
Construction of the tea house by craftsmen from Japan Teahouse in the exhibition Art from Japan by Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, at the Humboldt Forum.
© SHF / Photo: Giuliani von Giese
Construction of the tea house by craftsmen from Japan
© SHF / Photo: Giuliani von Giese
Teahouse in the exhibition Art from Japan by Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, at the Humboldt Forum
© SHF / Photo: Giuliani von Giese