25 Tropical Houses in Indonesia by Amir Sidharta

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25 Tropical Houses in Indonesia offers a selection of the best contemporary architecture in the archipelago, ranging from a new type of urban shop house to dramatic and flamboyant buildings emerging from the countryside. Drawing on classical Indonesian aesthetics and conventions and blending these with dynamic, cutting-edge design ideas, modern architecture in Indonesia has become dramatically aligned with international concepts of space, incorporating stunning local elements and materials.
 

About Amir Sidharta

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Amir Sidharta is Curator/Director of the Museum Universitas Pelita Harapan, Lippo Karawaci, Tangerang, a center outside Jakarta for the study of Indonesian fine art, and Lecturer in Architecture at the university.Amanda Achmadi, based in Jakarta and Stuttgart, works as a practicing architect and freelance writer. She contributed to Houses for the 21st Century.
 
Published July 2, 2012 by Periplus Editions. 240 pages
Genres: History, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Arts & Photography, Travel, Professional & Technical, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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