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By Elizabeth V. Reyes,A. Chester Ong

ISBN-10: 0794608027

ISBN-13: 9780794608026

25 Tropical homes of the Philippines positive factors best Filipino architects and architects with rules which are fashionable, modern, and express twenty-first century savvy.

The Philippines has lengthy been recognized for artistic designs and furnishings and for the sill of its artisans in crafting glossy items from conventional fabrics. This publication takes a tremendous step forward—into the world of contemporary structure and inside layout. Twenty-five wonderful houses exhibit the easiest of residential layout via a couple of awesome Filipino architects and architects. It bargains a travel of lovely buildings starting from gracious pavilion-houses in elite subdivisions of Manila to dependent holiday houses of Batangas and Mindoro.

Blending the sleek proportions of Asian layout kinds with the rigorous self-discipline and modernization of Western structure, the homes preserve an affinity with traditional materials—warm hardwoods, rustic stone and slate, earthy clay and tile—at an analogous time introducing cutting edge use of glass, concrete, metal, and aluminum. Water components and plush tropical gardens entire the transition from conventional conventions to Asian architectural fusion and foreign modernist trends.

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