by Low Lai Chow in Cool Travel on Saturday 18 January 2014

Is this the most ingenious pop-up bar we’ve seen built from locally sourced materials? That’s what we think of this pop-up bar situated on the fair campus grounds of Seian University of Art and Design in Otsu, Shiga. Constructed from mere reeds, the rather sketchy temporal architectural form is the product of an annual competition where students of the design school take on the challenge of creating objects from the reeds that grow around the nearby Lake Biwa area.

Via The Architect's Newspaper