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Dreamy teepee-shaped huts cater to the elderly in a Japanese forest

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 21, 2016 01:08 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Sep 19, 2016

JIKKA was commissioned by two women in their 60s, one a social worker and the other a cook. The cluster of five interconnected huts only occupy a space of 100 square meters, however, comprise a variety of facilities including housing, bathroom with a spiral bath, spacious kitchen, and restaurant that’s open daily and serves food made from locally sourced ingredients. The clients also prepare and deliver meals to the elderly in the local community. Related: Hiroshi Nakamura’s Nasu Tepee...






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