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Milan update: this installation by architect Kengo Kuma of a concept home based on traditional Japanese interiors was one of the talking points at Milan this year.

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Called Tsunagu - Japanese for "connect" - the design was shown at the Milan Triennale during the Salone del Mobile last month. It was commissioned by Japanese property company Mitsui Fudosan Residential, which plans to incorporate some of the ideas into future residential developments. Photos are by Nacasa & Partners. Below is a full explanation of the project: -- TSUNAGU: ‘CONNECT’ BY MITSUI FUDOSAN RESIDENTIAL CO., LTD. AND KENGO KUMA LAYOUT The Connect home uses an extraordinarily simple floor plan known in Japan as a ta-no-ji layout (literally, the ‘rice field character’ layout) because of the plan’s similarity to the...

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