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The Kominka Collective brings reclaimed and reconstructed Japanese folk houses, cottages, studios, and traditional materials to North America and beyond

We would love to talk to you about the many wonderful ways to incorporate kominka and traditional Japanese materials and furnishings into your life.

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& Kominka ADUs

  • Kominka Houses are 2,000 sq. ft. or less

  • Kominka ADU:s are 800 sq. ft. or less

  • Perfect for use as a home or guest cottage.

  • Beautiful Japanese kominka timber frame arrives ready to be assembled by skilled carpenters

  • Beams, posts, and joints are from the original kominka  

  • Can be ordered with reclaimed ceramic roof tiles, shoji screen windows, and other materials and furnishings from the original kominka

  • Planning permission is required 

  • Are built to meet or exceed U.S. safety and energy requirements

Kominka Studio (Preconstructed Kit)

  • Kominka Studios are 2oo   sq. ft. 

  • Perfect for use as a studio, home office, family room, or quiet space.

  • Beautiful Japanese timber frame construction

  • The studio - wood floor, finished plaster walls, door, windows, shoji screens, loft, raised tatami seating area. and roof materials - arrives as a kit ready to be assembled by a skilled carpenter.

  • Beams, posts, and joints are from kominka and other wood is a mix of reclaimed wood from kominka and Japanese cypress

  • Choice of traditional ceramic roof tiles or metal roof, or a combination of the two

  • Planning permission is not required in most areas

  • Meet or exceed U.S. safety and energy requirements

Traditional Materials

& Furnishings

  • Incorporate old beams, posts, ceramic roof tiles,  and other materials in modern structures

  • Add interest with reclaimed ranma, shoji screens, tansu, and other furnishings

  • Use reclaimed metal, stone, and ceramic materials to create beautiful accents inside and outside the structure

We'd love to hear from you!

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