Photo 3 of 8 in The Alpine Lodge by WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie

The Alpine Lodge by WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie3 of 8

"Katsura Palace was also a point of reference for us—it's serenity encourages reflection and we liked the idea of encouraging that sense of discovery within the Alpine Lodge," Peart says. The sprawling 16-acre Katsura Imperial Villa was commissioned in the 17th Century and is shown above. 

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