These Tepee-Shaped Buildings Were Specially Designed to Be a Pop-up Nursing Home in a Small Japanese Village

Architect Issei Suma is the mastermind behind the design for Jikka, a nursing home that also serves as a kitchen to prepare meals for the local elderly and disabled population. Don’t get any cold and clinical vision in your head — these tepee-inspired buildings are a visual delight.

Tepee-Shaped Buildings Designed to Be Pop-up Nursing Home