Bali Houses: New Wave Asian Architecture and Design

Bali Houses: New Wave Asian Architecture and Design

by Gianni Francione
     
 

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Bali Houses is a beautiful introduction to the contemporary Asian design movement known as "Bali Style." With visually stunning photographs, architect Gianni Francione shows how Balinese designers are updating the traditional aesthetic principles to create a new international flavor. Villas showcasing the characteristic open, panoramic style are

Overview

Bali Houses is a beautiful introduction to the contemporary Asian design movement known as "Bali Style." With visually stunning photographs, architect Gianni Francione shows how Balinese designers are updating the traditional aesthetic principles to create a new international flavor. Villas showcasing the characteristic open, panoramic style are now being made with marble and stone. Architects are applying modern techniques to resort bungalows made of customary coconut wood. The author shows how these departures from tradition are influencing everything from interior design to textiles, table settings to furniture. Bali Houses, is perfect for anyone interested in architecture or design.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462906604
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
05/15/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
File size:
31 MB
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Meet the Author

Gianni Francione is an architect from Turin, North Italy, who has been based in Southeast Asia, mainly in Bali, for over 20 years. Best known for his modernistic projects, he is a pioneer of a style of design that combines traditional materials with a contemporary vision of space.

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