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Tiny timber meditation pavilion in Italy reconnects people to nature

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 28, 2016 01:06 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Sep 26, 2016

Inspired by East and West spiritual philosophies, the five-meter-tall Riondolo was built by hand using local techniques and labor. The building features crisscrossing timber slats that taper upwards from its seven-square-meter base into a small square skylight. Only a few people are able to use the pavilion at the same time and are invited to rest on the small wooden benches inside. Gaps between the timber slats frame views over the lake and the surrounding vistas. Related: Beautiful cedar-covered...






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