Matsushima Tree House – Japanese Project

Matsushima Tree House, Miyagi Prefecture Project, Japan Development, Japanese Architecture

Matsushima Tree House, Japan : Miyagi Architecture

New Japanese Structure – design by Tree House Creations

9 May 2013

Japanese Tree House

Design: Tree House Creations

Location: Matsushima, Japan

Matsushima Tree House Project

A huge tsunami hit Matsushima on March 11th, 2011 which destroyed the whole town. Matsushima is still in the process of recovering…

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We built this tree house completely using local wood.

A lot of the time for this project was spent peeling the bark off of the trees that were sourced for the development. Everybody involved was devoted to do this and complete the design.

The commitment from everyone behind the completion of the tree house was a crucial aspect in finishing the project.

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Matsushima Tree House images / information from Tree House Creations


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Matsushima (松島) is a group of islands in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. There are some 260 tiny islands (shima) covered in pines (matsu) – hence the name – and is ranked as one of the Three Views of Japan. Nearby cultural properties include Zuigan-ji, Entsū-in, Kanrantei, and the Satohama shell mound.
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