25 Tropical Houses in the Philippines by Elizabeth Reyes
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25 Tropical Houses in the Philippines
By Elizabeth Reyes

25 Tropical Houses in the Philippines

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25 Tropical Houses in the Philippines by Elizabeth Reyes

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25 Tropical Houses of the Philippines features top Filipino architects and designers with ideas that are stylish, contemporary, and show twenty-first century savvy. The Philippines has long been known for creative designs and furniture and for the sill of its artisans in crafting modern products from traditional materials. This book takes a giant step forward into the realm of modern architecture and interior design. Twenty-five stunning homes showcase the best of residential design by a number of outstanding Filipino architects and designers. It offers a tour of stunning structures ranging from gracious pavilion-houses in elite subdivisions of Manila to elegant vacation homes of Batangas and Mindoro. Blending the graceful proportions of Asian design forms with the rigorous discipline and modernization of Western architecture, the houses retain an affinity with natural materials warm hardwoods, rustic stone and slate, earthy clay and tile at the same time introducing innovative use of glass, concrete, steel, and aluminum. Water elements and lush tropical gardens complete the transition from traditional conventions to Asian architectural fusion and international modernist trends."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780794603151
ISBN-10: 0794603157
Format: Hardback
(306mm x 235mm x 25mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Periplus Editions/Berkeley Books Pte Ltd
Publisher: Periplus Editions/Berkeley Books Pte Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: Singapore

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Tropical House by Elizabeth Reyes Tropical House, Hardback (February 2010)

More than 25 stunning houses and condos in and around Manila, the Philippines, evoke a distinctive tropical-modern-fusion style that is gaining popularity around the world. From vintage glamour to classic modern with bold artful accents, to the clean, glam look known as 'contemporary chic,' this book showcases the myriad tastes of the Philippines.

Tropical Interiors by Elizabeth Reyes Tropical Interiors, Hardback (November 2002)

The Philippines is home to a new generation of craftsmen who work in all areas of design. With over 250 colour photographs taken in more than 30 private homes, this book shows that Filipino design has become a global phenomenon.

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Author Biography - Elizabeth Reyes

Elizabeth V. Reyes writes about the Philippines, her homeland, for various travel and arts magazines. She is the author of Tropical Living and Tropical Interiors.

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