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Island Style: Tropical Dream Houses in Indonesia [NOOK Book]

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From medieval times, travelers have returned from the East bringing designs, artifacts and architectural ideas with them. The Indonesian archipelago - with its myriad peoples, cultures, and arts and crafts traditions - has long been a source of particular inspiration, Now many are choosing to stay there(or indeed are returning home) and building dream retreats in their natural tropical settings. Island Style showcases over 25 such dwellings - be they private homes, resort villas or island hideaways all harness ...
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Island Style: Tropical Dream Houses in Indonesia

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Overview

From medieval times, travelers have returned from the East bringing designs, artifacts and architectural ideas with them. The Indonesian archipelago - with its myriad peoples, cultures, and arts and crafts traditions - has long been a source of particular inspiration, Now many are choosing to stay there(or indeed are returning home) and building dream retreats in their natural tropical settings. Island Style showcases over 25 such dwellings - be they private homes, resort villas or island hideaways all harness Indonesia's unique architectural and design ethos and meld it with Western aesthetics. Simple yet exotic, clean lined and contemporary, metropolitan or in more remote locations. In addition, there are plenty of practical design ideas for interiors, doorways, walls, furnishings, furniture and lighting. Photographed entirely on location, Island Style showcases the application of Eastern ideals in any global setting.
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"Contemporary yet exotic, a trip through this tactile book guarantees a sensual and spiritual experience of dreams come to life."—Lifestyle & Travel magazine
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781462906833
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/26/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • File size: 27 MB
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Meet the Author

Gillian Beal worked as a media relations consultant in Hong Kong before moving to Bali in 1991, where she developed a strong interest in vernacular architecture. Her work has appeared in many magazines and newspapers throughout Southeast Asia. She lives in Singapore.

For thirty years Jacob Termansen has been one of the world's leading lifestyle photographers. He spent almost a year traveling in Indonesia doing research and photography for this book. His previous books include Tropical Style and Tropical Hotels.

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