Bali Houses by Gianni Francione
New Wave Asian Architecture and Design

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Bali Houses is a beautiful introduction to the contemporary Asian design movement known as "Bali Style." With visually stunning photographs, architect Gianni Francione shows how Balinese designers are updating the traditional aesthetic principles to create a new international flavor. Villas showcasing the characteristic open, panoramic style are now being made with marble and stone. Architects are applying modern techniques to resort bungalows made of customary coconut wood. The author shows how these departures from tradition are influencing everything from interior design to textiles, table settings to furniture. Bali Houses, is perfect for anyone interested in architecture or design.


 

About Gianni Francione

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Gianni Francione is an architect from Turin, North Italy, who has been based in Southeast Asia, mainly in Bali, for over 20 years. Best known for his modernistic projects, he is a pioneer of a style of design that combines traditional materials with a contemporary vision of space.
 
Published May 15, 2012 by Periplus Editions. 192 pages
Genres: History, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Arts & Photography, Travel, Professional & Technical, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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