This title features a stunning array of the most ambitious examples of residential design in the tropics. From a small and elegant dwelling on a remote island to a luxurious holiday residence set in a spectacular landscape from Brazil to Florida, from Bali to Singapore "Tropical Houses" brings together a collection of exotic environments designed by wellknown architec- tural firms as well as 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.
Publisher: Braun Publishing AG