Japanese Room

Free-standing Prefabricated Japanese Room
"The Tea Ceremony Room" architecture

We designed this product, a traditional Japanese-style room to serve as a special space for your enjoyment and relaxation with the hope that it may allow you to regain peace of mind richness of spirit, and closeness to nature which are so easily lost amidst the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Main Features and Benefits

  • Easily add a traditional Japanese room to your home without the need for major reform.
  • Genuine tea ceremony room with natural wood pillars, mud-plastered walls with washi (Japanese Paper) skirting, and straw tatami mat flooring.
  • Handmade with high quality authentic materials by skilled craftsmen using traditional construction methods.
  • An unused floor space of approximately 10m² or more can be transformed into the Japanese room of your dreams.
  • Can be easily assembled by local carpenters without the need for special equipment or tools in roughly 2~3 hours.
  • Can be disassembled and removed returning the installation space to its original state (assuming proper installation and removal).
  • Can be used for the Japanese tea ceremony or simply as a unique reading space a place to enjoy food and drinks or even as a special room to receive and entertain guests.

Types and Variations

  • Standard models come in two types: with a roof (pictured on the right) or without a roof (pictured on the left).
  • Positioning of doors and windows can be modified to fit the arrangement of the installation space (requires an extra fee).
  • Standard models do not contain a sunken hearth.
  • A sunken hearth can be added for an extra fee, but this typically requires elevating the floor of the room by around 30cm.
  • Made-to-order models, with the dimensions, layout, and other details designed to meet your specifications, are also possible.
  • Please contact us for further information.


◆ Standard model without roof

◆ Standard model with roof

  • Shipping and assembly costs are not included in the above prices; please contact us for further information and an estimate.
  • Tea ceremony utensils and any items viewed in the photographs other than the room itself are not included in the above prices.
  • Since our Products are built by hand using natural materials, no two are exactly alike; the product you receive may differ somewhat in appearance from the one pictured in this catalog.
  • Passageways of 2m×2.2m or greater required for delivery of the prefabricated units to the installation site.

Please contact us for further details.

Katou Biken Inc.

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