Cedar Log Sky Chamber

Okawa Village, Kochi Province, Japan. Commissioners: Kochi District Council, Forest Policy Division.

This chamber is 3m wide by 4m high with octagonal ground plan and built in notched logs, thatched with cedar bark. It has a small lens in the top which projects an image of trees and clouds on to a wooden floor. It also doubles as a mountain tea-house. The work is situated high up on the mountain, just off a forest road. Ask at Okawa-Mura village office for directions.