Tropical Houses: Living in Nature in Jamaica, Sri Lanka, Java, Bali, and the Coasts of Mexico and Belize

Tropical Houses: Living in Nature in Jamaica, Sri

  • ASIN: 0517704625

Tropical Houses: Equatorial Living Redefined

Tropical Houses: Equatorial Living


  • ASIN: 1864706848

Tropical Houses: Living in Paradise

Tropical Houses: Living in

This title features a stunning array of the most ambitious examples of residential design in the tropics. From a simple dwelling on a remote island to a luxurious holiday home set in a spectacular landscape – from Brazil to Florida, from New Zealand to Singapore – Tropical Houses brings together a collection of exotic environments designed by well-known architectural firms with interesting approaches by local architects.The houses featured in this volume embrace the tropical lifestyle with open-air rooms, shady courtyards, sunny patios, and cool stucco walls. Exotic local materials and eco-conscious features are a seamless response to the settings of many of the featured houses.

  • Brand: Brand: Braun Publish,Csi
  • ASIN: 3037680954

Modern Tropical: Houses in the Sun

Modern Tropical: Houses in the

Warm, inviting, embracing the indoor-outdoor lifestyle with a touch of the exotic, tropical modern homes are a dream of paradise realized. Contemporary tropical residential architecture has risen from a geographically specific homegrown aesthetic to a source of inspiration for the world’s great modern architects and designers. Set in exotic locales, with pools, lush foliage, colorful gardens, these homes define a way of life. Frequently elegant and uncluttered, the houses serve as models of smart and beautiful design with lots of ideas for homeowners who do not necessarily live in a tropical or subtropical climate, but who wish to have something of that appeal and sensitivity in their own home. This book presents some of the most innovative interpretations of the genre from the past five years by internationally recognized architects and interior decorators, such as Tadao Ando, as well the work of young up-and-comers of great talent, including German-born, Bali-based Alexis Dornier, and Mexico’s Roof Arquitectos. Selected residences span the globe, from the southern United States, the Caribbean, and tropical regions of Latin America, to Southeast Asia, northern Australasia, and Africa. Modern Tropical explores the exotic material, color, cultural, environmental, and aesthet...

  • ASIN: 0847860035

Tropical Houses (Designpocket) (Multilingual Edition)

Tropical Houses (Designpocket) (Multilingual

Containing over 400 colour photographs of houses in tropical regions that span the globe, this introduction to various residential styles and construction methods highlights the work of both prominent and emerging architects. In Central and South America, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia and Australia and New Zealand, indigenous materials are used to create distinctive housing designs that merge with the landscape. Interior spaces are designed and decorated to evoke nature. This book provides proof that the tropics, indoor and outdoor living combine to awaken the senses and bring you closer to the natural world.

  • Brand: Brand: Te Neues Publishing Company
  • ASIN: 3823845446

The Tropical House: Cutting Edge Design in the Philippines

The Tropical House: Cutting Edge Design in the

Pore over this collection of cutting-edge home designs from The Philippines. The Tropical House: Cutting Edge Design in the Philippines celebrates a growing trend toward globalization in interior design. 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. All these elegant residences comprise a synthesis of East-West trends and contemporary furnishings—as Filipino designers merge sleek modernist furniture with local designers' "soulful creations" in natural hardwoods and other tropical materials. Over 250 full-color photographs of outstanding Philippines architecture will inspire readers with their diverse and contemporary looks. From vintage charm to modern with bold, artful accents, to the clean, glamorous new look known as "contemporary chic," this book showcases the myriad tastes of the Philippines' design world. The selection features modernist designs referred to as Zen or Minimalist; admires the modern Global Eclectics, those well-traveled collectors of beautiful objects from East and West; and celebrates the individualists who mix European furniture with acutely creative accents from local designers. Take a glimpse into the rich world of the Philippin...

  • ASIN: 0804850712

Rattan Furniture (Schiffer Military History)

Rattan Furniture (Schiffer Military

Rattan stalks have been bent into furniture forms in the tropics for nearly a century. Design changes have provided variations from fancy items with bamboo before 1920, to streamlined, Deco-inspired forms of the 1940s, and practical, mass-produced styles in the 1960s and beyond. Today, each rattan style is recognized for its distinctive contribution to casual living spaces, indoors and out. In this book, over 400 color photographs of rattan furniture, period upholstery fabrics, and related art works are described in detail to present an inspiring variety of furnishings for every room in the house. Harvey Schwartz identifies the best pieces and explains what to look for in the market place. Beautiful floral bark cloth cushion covers and tropical scenes in prints and paintings are shown combined with fantastic rattan furniture to provide the best look for casual living.

  • Brand: Brand: Schiffer Publishing
  • ASIN: 0764307703

Growing Tasty Tropical Plants in Any Home, Anywhere: (like lemons, limes, citrons, grapefruit, kumquats, sunquats, tahitian oranges, barbados ... black pepper, cinnamon, vanilla, and more...)

Growing Tasty Tropical Plants in Any Home, Anywhere:

Enjoy fresh java brewed from your own coffee beans or juice from the orange tree growing in a sunny corner of your living room. Laurelynn G. Martin and Byron E. Martin show you how to successfully plant, grow, and harvest 47 varieties of tropical fruiting plants — in any climate! This straightforward, easy-to-use guide brings papaya, passionfruit, pepper, pineapples, and more out of the tropics and into your home. With plenty of gorgeous foliage, entrancing fragrances, and luscious fruits, local food has never been more exotic.

  • Brand: Workman Publishing
  • ASIN: 1603425772

Landscaping with Tropical Plants: Design Ideas, Creative Garden Plans, Cold-Climate Solutions

Landscaping with Tropical Plants: Design Ideas, Creative Garden

Imagine the lush possibilities. In one volume with over 200 photographs, readers will discover how to grow an entire spectrum of exciting new plants in their home gardens. This book reveals the types of tropical plants that are right for your site, no matter what your climate. In addition, it will tell how to get various plants through the winter and into the next growing season. Just the thing for the gardener who wants to incorporate the exotic into the usual landscape.

  • Brand: Oxmoor House
  • ASIN: 0376034572
  • UPC: 070661034577
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