Here are my beach huts, all finished and ready to hang on the wall of my bach in Norfolk. Carin - can you spot any of the kimono silk pieces you gave me? Although the workshop was in Norfolk and beach huts are traditional there I couldn't quite get away from my leanings towards all things Japanese and so my beach huts are all made in Japanese fabrics (and there are pieces of kimono in the sea too). If they have beach huts in Japan maybe this is how they'd look!
A quick Google led me to these.... http://www.housingjapan.com/real-estate-tokyo/resort-property/chiba-beach-houses/