By Gianni Francione
Author note: Invernizzi Tettoni (Photographer)
Publish yr note: First released October fifteenth 1999 through Periplus variations (HK) ltd.
The Balinese kind of structure and inside layout is well known and more and more renowned internationally. A thatched Balinese Bale, overlooking a landscape of rice fields and open to the night breeze, or a courtyard that mixes temple carving with enjoyable, leisure lounging house are enduring gains of a particular "Bali-style". Shimmering pavilions, open verandahs, residing rooms that invite the surface landscaping in - all are a part of the Balinese tropical dwelling event This publication makes a speciality of those undying positive aspects and exhibits the hot and intriguing ways that they're interpreted. the entire modern villas, lodge bungalows, retailers, eating places and different structures within the ebook, such a lot by no means photographed sooner than, are new additions to the Bali scene. every one is exclusive, and, most significantly characterised by means of a pretty sleek consider. cleanser strains, extra ingenious use of area, sharp angles, and using stone, concrete and ceramic roof tiles, are more and more seen besides the coconut wooden, teak and thatching.
Shot fullyyt on place, really good colour photos depict the flats set inside of their ordinary landscapes; architectural information; and a gorgeous array of person interiors. Meticulous textual content compiled by means of knowledgeable in tropical layout, relates a number of the phases of the advance of this new, overseas kind, and enhances the attention-grabbing array of interiors featured
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A view of the modernistic, angled outline of the villa with the front; triangle-shaped twin roofs opening wide on to the garden. -> A view of the lily pond adjacent to the dining area. The Art of Tropical Living 49 <- The smooth texture of white local stone defines the floor of the entrance and carries down to the living area which is fully open to the garden. The simplistic decor, produced by the combination of modern furnishings and primitive objects, is refined, yet comfortable. The Art of Tropical Living 51 <- One of the bold triangle- shaped roofs houses the dining area and, above it, an all-wood mezzanine relaxing area which overlooks the garden and the pool.
The use of various tiles on the pool floor produces a multi-faceted mosaic effect in the water of this crystal blue pool. -> A simple wooden footbridge straddling a lush water garden leads to the main entrance of the villa. The Art of Tropical Living 55 <- <- Underneath a complex octagonal roof structure sits a grand living room, dual stone staircase and mezzanine above. In the foreground, the seating area is furnished with black bamboo furniture that provides a striking contrast with the light earth tones of the overall composition.
Set within a frame of natural sand-coloured stones and surrounded by colourful plants and lawns, the overall effect is inviting, cool and clean. The use of various tiles on the pool floor produces a multi-faceted mosaic effect in the water of this crystal blue pool. -> A simple wooden footbridge straddling a lush water garden leads to the main entrance of the villa. The Art of Tropical Living 55 <- <- Underneath a complex octagonal roof structure sits a grand living room, dual stone staircase and mezzanine above.