Publisher: Thames & Hudson
- Book Category: Architecture and Design
- Format: Hardcover
- Number of Pages: 400
Here is the ultimate visual resource for the tropical lifestyle, presented via the depiction of an amazing richness of architectural styles - rustic and luxurious, simple and ornate, historic and contemporary. This inspiring collection focuses on the Asian tropics, and includes discussions of the history of each region in terms of colonization, immigration and the tourist trade today, and their effects on the evolution of the local architectural style. Beautiful photographs bring the buildings to life in their environments, showing exterior and interior views, landscapes and seascapes, and detailed architectural features, leading to some extraordinary juxtapositions.