Designed by: Nick & Lee (in collaboration with Shozo Sato and the Japan House)

Dimensions: 12’ x 12’ x 11’

Finish: Exterior varnish (on redwood features), epoxy and varnish (bench)

Year: 2013

Features: Burl, Live Edge, Salvaged, Slab

Spaces: Outdoor

Species: Cedar, Redwood

Azumaya was built for the Japan House at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The frame is built from reclaimed old-growth redwood timbers with ebony details, roof shakes are cedar, the bench is a redwood root with a redwood burl slab top. Azumaya sits on a hand brushed concrete pad.