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Tropical Asian House, the Robert Powell

Tropical Asian House, the

Robert Powell

Published August 7th 1997
ISBN : 9780500017159
Unknown Binding
176 pages
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The Tropical Asian House explores how cultural influences, tradition, religion, technology, and the forces of globalization fuse together to produce a contemporary tropical architecture.The author focuses on 26 houses from Indonesia, Malaysia, theMoreThe Tropical Asian House explores how cultural influences, tradition, religion, technology, and the forces of globalization fuse together to produce a contemporary tropical architecture.The author focuses on 26 houses from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, India, and Sri Lanka. These houses represent the works of leading architects such as Charles Correa and Geoffrey Bawa as well as others who are searching for their own cultural imprint. The Tropical Asian House will be an important addition to both the professional and academic architectural markets.