Tropical Asian StyleBook - 1997
Breezy verandahs, outdoor pavilions, refreshing pools and elegantly decorated bedrooms that open onto lush tropical gardens. Silks, batiks, terracotta tiles and lacquerwares from Thailand and Indonesia, stone garden sculptures from Bali and antique furniture from Java. Inspirational additions to interior decor, these superb objets dart also symbolize important features of the emerging tropical design style: an emphasis on local materials, indigenous crafts, and vernacular architectural forms, combined with a resolution of ecological demands in the actual layout of the house. Tropical Asian Style is the first book to showcase these tropical dream houses, illustrating in over 400 glorious photographs the seventy featured houses from Bali to Thailand, Singapore to India.
Publisher: [Hong Kong] : Periplus Editions [(HK)] ; North Clarendon, VT : [Distributed in the USA by] C.E. Tuttle, c1997
Characteristics: 223 p. : col.ill. ; 32 cm