Tropical Living
  • Author : Elizabeth V. Reyes
  • Release Date : 05 June 2012
  • Publisher : Tuttle Publishing
  • Genre : Architecture
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 13 : 9781462906598

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Book Description: This tropical design book showcases the innovative interior designs and architecture of The Philippines most luxurious homes. Start with a warm tropical climate. Add an abundance of exotic natural building material. And then let the cross currents of Asian design and aesthetics create a rich architectural alchemy of it's own. The result? The exquisite homes of the Philippines, a perfect balance of form and functionality, beautifully portrayed in Tropical Living. This Filipino design book presents over 30 of the latest homes in the archipelago: from a classic old-world penthouse in the art-deco Malate area to the creative homes of artists of Antipolo: from Asian-fusion villas on Batangas Bay to the elite Philippine Mediterranean manors of Forbes park, the book covers Filipino taste in all of its manifestations. With over 400 fabulous full-color photographs and texts from some of the country's leading architects and authors, there is also an inspirational sourcebook of contemporary tropical furnishings. It is a book of ideas to dip into, and savor.

Tropical Living

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