Saga Hirakawaya Tofu Takeo Onsen by Keiji Ashizawa Design
Saga Hirakawaya Tofu Takeo Onsen is a unique combination of restaurant and shop, located in front of the historical tower gate of Takeo Onsen, a long-established hot spring resort in Saga, Japan. Designed by Keiji Ashizawa Design in 2022, this cozy real estate offers an atmosphere like no other.
It features a wooden house structure with a gently arched exterior, a foot bath with hot spring water in the courtyard, a retail store that promotes the tofu culture and a restaurant. The light in the interior space is dynamic, featuring washi shades crafted by Nao Washi, a Saga-based Japanese paper manufacturer, and all furniture is made by Ariake, a brand that produces in Morodomi, Saga Prefecture.