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25 Tropical Houses in the Philippines [9780794608026]

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Explore the latest developments in Filipino architecture and interior design. With over 350 colour photographs, as well as numerous architectural plans, 25 Tropical Houses in the Philippines presents, for both the layman and the professional, new space concepts for contemporary lifestyles and out-of-the-box approaches to living well in Asia and the West, based on the Philippines' design breakthroughs.The Philippines is known for its contributions in the world of furniture; and the country's natives are renowned for their knack for handcrafting functional, modern products from traditional materials. This book goes a step beyond: into the Philippines' interior design and modern architecture, where ideas in form and structure are innovative, contemporary and 21st-century savvy. Featured are 25 unique homes that showcase the best residential projects by Filipino architects;outstanding works by 20 designers moving past the boundaries of traditional conventions toward Asian-fusion trends and international-caliber modernist architecture. The array of houses within examine the various geometries of Philippine residential architecture and interior design. Tour a spectrum of stunning structures: from gracious pavilion houses in elite subdivisions of Manila; and expanded modern courtyard houses that foster families as self-contained communities; to the elegant vacation homes of Batangas and Mindoro, expressing a unique Asian-modern flair on the Philippine tropical landscape. 25 Tropical Houses in the Philippines is design and architecture like you have never seen it before.
AUTHOR: Elizabeth V. Reyes is a travel, arts and feature writer for various Asian regional magazines and illustrated books on the Philippines, her homeland. She has written cultural destination books, including Times Travel Library: Bali and Manila, Tagaytay: Town on the Ridge, The Philippines: A Journey through the Archipelago, and Exciting Philippines: A Visual Journey. More recently she has authored glossy titles on Philippine design and architecture, starting with the groundbreaking Filipino Style. Her two most recent works with Periplus Editions are Tropical Living: Contemporary Dream Houses in the Philippines, and Tropical Interiors.PHOTOGRAPHER A. Chester Ong, born in the Philippines and currently based in Hong Kong, has photographed widely throughout Asia and for the past half-decade in the United States. His photography appears in a broad range of magazines, exhibitions, and books. Over the past ten years, he has collaborated with Ronald G. Knapp on four books, including Chinese Bridges: Living Architecture from China's Past, searching out and photographically documenting China's little known architectural wonders.
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