Berlin, Germany, 2017-07-15

Our TINY TEA HOUSE combines experimental architecture, mobility and social  space. An old fodder silo became a place of gathering and inspiration to stimulate the rethinking of valuable industrial left-overs. This experiment, which can be put up everywhere, creates a space for stimulating conversations and meditative moments with a cup of tea for up to 10 people on 3 square meters of floor space. The goal of the project is to re-unite people and materials with a new spatial feeling, with different principles and thoughts.


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main structure: reused silo and cargo trailer
previous use: agricultural feed/grain storage
height: 4 m
diameter: 1.9 m
floor space: 3 m2
transformation date: June – July 2017
building site location:  ZK/U Berlin
new use: space for stimulating conversations and meditative moments with a cup of tea
capacity: sitting for up to 10 people
features: trailer garden entrance, transparent floor, circular orientation, seating window and roof light
research on: micro architecture, mobility, social spaces & tiny solutions
philosophy:  activating and appropriating forgotten spaces
first time on the road: august 2017  to Bauhaus Archive, Berlin
exposed at: Recycling Design Price at Marta Herford Museum january-march 2018
current location:  Make City Festival Berlin/ Stadtwerken / Hohenschönhausen until 01.07.2018
future plans:  the Lemon Loft could become an office, a round library or a place for a bed with a view..

Design and execution by Jan Korbes, Denis Oudendijk, Tassja Kissing, Ned Bott, Julius Klimas, Maria Herber, Yamina Baumgartner