Temple Table by Hiroyuki Tanaka

Temple Table by Hiroyuki Tanaka Architects

Japanese architect Hiroyuki Tanaka designed the structure of this table based on the roof and pillar systems of ancient temples.

Temple Table by Hiroyuki Tanaka

Called Temple Table, the wooden design features four interlocking frames made of batons with the same section.

Temple Table by Hiroyuki Tanaka

Photographs are by Shimizu Ken.

Temple Table by Hiroyuki Tanaka

Here are some more details from Hiroyuki Tanaka:


Temple Table

Japanese traditional temple and shrine have many types of architectural vocabulary that have been updated for a great many years. We wanted to carry on the heritage for furniture with respects.

Temple Table by Hiroyuki Tanaka

This table is derived from architectural roof and pillar system. In this case, it means that the pillar will be leg and the roof will be table-top. Using this system, we could solved it logically (structural) and aesthetical (ornament).

Project name : Temple Table
Design: HIROYUKI TANAKA ARCHITECTS
Project leader : Hiroyuki Tanaka
Project team : Hiroki Hanazuka
Material : white wood
Size: width 1200mm, depth 1200mm, height 700mm
Study period April 2010 – Sep. 2010


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