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25 Tropical Houses in Indonesia offers a selection of the best contemporary architecture in the archipelago, ranging from a new type of urban shop house to dramatic and flamboyant buildings emerging from the countryside. Drawing on classical Indonesian aesthetics and conventions and blending these with dynamic, cutting-edge design ideas, modern architecture in Indonesia has become dramatically aligned with international concepts of space, incorporating stunning local elements ...
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25 Tropical Houses in Indonesia

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Overview

25 Tropical Houses in Indonesia offers a selection of the best contemporary architecture in the archipelago, ranging from a new type of urban shop house to dramatic and flamboyant buildings emerging from the countryside. Drawing on classical Indonesian aesthetics and conventions and blending these with dynamic, cutting-edge design ideas, modern architecture in Indonesia has become dramatically aligned with international concepts of space, incorporating stunning local elements and materials.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781462906475
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/2/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • File size: 26 MB
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Meet the Author

Amir Sidharta is Curator/Director of the Museum Universitas Pelita Harapan, Lippo Karawaci, Tangerang, a center outside Jakarta for the study of Indonesian fine art, and Lecturer in Architecture at the university.

Amanda Achmadi, based in Jakarta and Stuttgart, works as a practicing architect and freelance writer. She contributed to Houses for the 21st Century.

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Table of Contents

CONTENTSIntroduction
Chapter 1 The Inside-Outside Dialog
Chapter 2 The House of Interweaving Volumes
Chapter 3 Faceless Duality and Flexibility of Spaces
Chapter 4 Space-framing Volumes and Planes
Chapter 5 Restructuring the Interaction of Light
Chapter 6 House with a View
Chapter 7 Invoking Memories, Catching the Light and Streaming the River
Chapter 8 Spaces Composed of Artistic Elements
Chapter 9 Modern Longhouse
Chapter 10 Levels and Platforms of Space
Chapter 11 Combining the Classics
Chapter 12 Compact Comfort
Chapter 13 Flowing Clarity
Chapter 14 House Inverted
Chapter 15 A Stark Statement of Bare Necessities
Chapter 16 Of Light, Air and Movement
Chapter 17 Standing Tall
Chapter 18 A Play of Intersecting Masses
Chapter 19 Continuous Thresholds
Chapter 20 Show Box
Chapter 21 Modern Tropical Mansion
Chapter 22 Enter the Gardens
Chapter 23 Interplaying Thresholds
Chapter 24 Opacity versus Transparency
Chapter 25 The Modern-day Shophouse
Credits/Acknowledgments

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