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Finishing touches for the Fujimori Beetle’s House

The Beetle's House construction team have spent most of today applying some final touches to the teahouse. Much of this latter stage of construction has focussed on the interior of the teahouse – in particular the small charred blocks of cedar which have been applied to the inside walls (shown in Terunobu Fujimori's sketch, below), and the installation of the teaset which has been designed by a student from the Royal College of Art Ceramics Department, Malene Hartmann Rasmussen. One change that has occurred since the concept stage (as represented by this sketch) is that instead of having six separate …

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Raising Terunobu Fujimori’s Beetle’s House

Today was quite an exciting day for the '1:1' project…we finally raised the Beetle's House into position, and added its mighty chestnut tree legs. It was quite a sight seeing this charred little teahouse being hoisted up *very* slowly, inch by inch, watched over by the sixteenth-century Morlaix Staircase, there in the daylit space of the V&A's Medieval & Renaissance Galleries. http://www.vimeo.com/12390541 We had all a memorable shared moment – standing on the staircase that leads down into this daylit space from the Ironwork galleries, soaking up this rather striking dialogue that has now been initiated between Terunobu Fujimori's Beetle's …

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