25 Tropical Houses in the Philippines by Elizabeth V. Reyes,A. Chester Ong PDF

By Elizabeth V. Reyes,A. Chester Ong

ISBN-10: 0794608027

ISBN-13: 9780794608026

25 Tropical homes of the Philippines positive aspects most sensible Filipino architects and architects with principles which are trendy, 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 smooth items from conventional fabrics. This e-book takes a massive step forward—into the world of contemporary structure and inside layout. Twenty-five wonderful houses exhibit the easiest of residential layout via a few remarkable Filipino architects and architects. It bargains a journey of attractive constructions starting from gracious pavilion-houses in elite subdivisions of Manila to stylish holiday houses of Batangas and Mindoro.

Blending the smooth proportions of Asian layout varieties with the rigorous self-discipline and modernization of Western structure, the homes continue an affinity with typical materials—warm hardwoods, rustic stone and slate, earthy clay and tile—at a similar time introducing cutting edge use of glass, concrete, metal, and aluminum. Water parts and plush tropical gardens entire the transition from conventional conventions to Asian architectural fusion and overseas modernist trends.

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