Beach Houses of South America

Beach Houses of South America

by Sylvia Haidar
     
 

Showcasing superlative architecture in some of the most stunning and remote areas of the South American coastline, Beach Houses of South America , is destined to inspire and delight. A number of renowned Latin American architects have chosen the continent's breathtakingly diverse coastline as a backdrop for their work, and their canvases range from the stark, arid

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Showcasing superlative architecture in some of the most stunning and remote areas of the South American coastline, Beach Houses of South America , is destined to inspire and delight. A number of renowned Latin American architects have chosen the continent's breathtakingly diverse coastline as a backdrop for their work, and their canvases range from the stark, arid locations to lusciously tropical settings. Within these beautiful landscapes, each project displays the architect's ability to strike a balance between nature and dwelling place, as well as their innate sense of what makes South American beach houses culturally unique. Many houses offer a new slant on an age-old culture, or are deeply influenced by their natural surroundings their architects always mindful of working in a fragile environment. There are simple, practical homes for families and friends and lavish seaside weekenders, all of which share one thing in common as beach houses they are also a sanctuary in which to relax and unwi

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781876907822
Publisher:
Images Publishing Dist Ac
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
9.19(w) x 12.29(h) x 0.75(d)

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