By Elizabeth V. Reyes,A. Chester Ong
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 e-book takes a massive step forward—into the area of contemporary structure and inside layout. Twenty-five beautiful houses exhibit the easiest of residential layout by way of a few notable Filipino architects and architects. It deals a journey of wonderful 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 keep an affinity with typical materials—warm hardwoods, rustic stone and slate, earthy clay and tile—at an identical time introducing leading edge use of glass, concrete, metal, and aluminum. Water parts and luxurious tropical gardens entire the transition from conventional conventions to Asian architectural fusion and foreign modernist trends.
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25 Tropical Houses in the Philippines by Elizabeth V. Reyes,A. Chester Ong