Tropical Living: Contemporary Dream Houses in the Philippines

Tropical Living: Contemporary Dream Houses in the Philippines

by Elizabeth V. Reyes, A. Chester Ong
     
 

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Graced with a warm tropical climate, plenty of indigenous building materials and Asian- and Latin-inspired style, the Philippines is home to some of Southeast Asia's most creative architects and interior designers. Tropical Living explores the balance of form and functionality present in these houses, and examines the diverse residential design styles found

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Graced with a warm tropical climate, plenty of indigenous building materials and Asian- and Latin-inspired style, the Philippines is home to some of Southeast Asia's most creative architects and interior designers. Tropical Living explores the balance of form and functionality present in these houses, and examines the diverse residential design styles found in the city, the countryside, the mountains and by the sea. With over 200 full-color photographs, Tropical Living is an inspirational sourcebook of contemporary life.

Praise for the hardcover:

"A new generation of young Filipino designers is exploring stylish, sophisticated ways to keep spaces cool and airy."-Washington Post

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"A new generation of young Filipino designers is exploring stylish, sophisticated ways to keep spaces cool and airy."—Washington Post
Library Journal
These books use beautiful color photographs to reveal the interiors of homes found in their respective countries. Private Sydney and South Africa provide a glimpse at contemporary interior design as practiced in each place, in some cases incorporating items from the native locale. Tropical Living and Contemporary Thai highlight the vernacular furniture, fabric, floor coverings, and decorative accessories of their respective countries in addition to showing contemporary interiors. Purchase where there is an interest in contemporary interior design. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780794604653
Publisher:
Periplus Editions (HK) ltd.
Publication date:
12/31/2030
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 11.86(h) x 0.61(d)

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Meet the Author

Elizabeth V. Reyes writes about the Philippines, her homeland, for various travel and arts magazines. She is the author of 25 Tropical Houses in the Philippines and Tropical Interiors.

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