Bathroom at Fujiya Ryokan in Ginzan Onsen Village, traditional inn redesigned by the japanese architect Kengo Kuma in 2004. Yamagata, Japan. Salle de bains du Fujiya Ryokan dans le village de Ginzan Onsen, auberge traditionnelle repensée par l'architecte japonais Kengo Kuma en 2004. Yamagata, Japon.
Discover the beauty of traditional Japanese bathroom design, featuring unique elements and techniques that create calming and harmonious spaces inspired by Japanese aesthetics. Explore various designs that seamlessly integrate natural materials, minimalist layouts, and indoor-outdoor connections to create visually stunning and functional bathrooms perfect for relaxation and rejuvenation.
Five pavilions house the Spa at Amanfayun, combining therapies within Traditional Chinese Medicine with an array of global approaches to wellness within its expansive spa facilities. Sink into the warm waters of the Bath House’s wooden soaking tub scented with petals, tea leaves and herbs to ease muscles and settle the mind.
Caution, this post will make you feel like a bit of a Peeping Tom. We’re about to take a rather voyeuristic tour of a Japanese bath house in the year 1951, with LIFE photographer Michael Rougier. It was the year Japan’s post-war occupation by the allied countries would come to an end but the bath…