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This beautifully photographed volume showcases the Thai houses by the internationally renowned architect. Considered the Axel Vervoordt of Asia for his masterful use of ancient architectural elements and age-old materials, Ong-Ard Satrabhandhu is an architect whose unique style reflects its northern Thai—or Lanna—roots while keeping a firm footing in contemporary style. Lanna architecture is characterized by the concept of simplicity, nature, and focusing on "discovery, not invention." In a meaningful and informed manner, Ong-Ard Architects preserves then adds to this classic style’s simplicity with such contemporary touches as concrete floors and high, airy ceilings—creating a sophisticated juxtaposition between past and present.This presentation of Ong-Ard’s most striking architectural works was photographed by the master photographer François Halard especially for this book. Featured here are his inviting homes, resorts, and hotels, each a serene oasis whether in the countryside or the city. The interiors—grand yet spacious gestures that highlight nature-inspired architectural spaces—will inspire both casual readers and interior design aficionados alike.Striking a balance between the historic and contemporary, this volume encapsulates Thailand’s vast world influence and Ong-Ard’s keen design insight. It will be a treasured read for a worldwide audience interested in interiors, design, and architecture.
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|Item Weight:||1.25 pounds|
|Item Size:||0.92 x 13 x 13 inches|
|Package Weight:||3.7 pounds|
|Package Size:||10.28 x 0.98 x 0.98 inches|
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By W. W. Norton & Company
mpn: 9780393731606, ean: 9780393731606, isbn: 9780393731606,
mpn: 41844891, ean: 9783899555707, isbn: 9783899555707,