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Photo by 青木茂建築工房｜shigeru aoki architect & associates inc.
Straw matting. tatami flooring, made from woven igusa (a type of grass), is cool in summer and warm in winter. though costly, it lasts for years because shoes are never worn indoors. mats come in standard rectangles whose edges are bound in black cloth or, in the case of wealthy households, brocade.