Courtyard Living: Contemporary Houses of the Asia-Pacific Charmaine Chan

Courtyard Living: Contemporary Houses of the Asia-Pacific

Author: Charmaine Chan
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Book Title
Courtyard Living: Contemporary Houses of the Asia-Pacific
Author
Charmaine Chan
ISBN
9780500519202
Courtyards have long played an important function in residential design, regulating light, shade, and the use of space. With thousands of years of tradition as inspiration, contemporary architects are now realizing courtyard living afresh. This lavish survey of twenty-five residences across the Asia-Pacific region features homes from Australia, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Singapore, India, Vietnam, and Sri Lanka.Structured by courtyard function, the book's five chapters--on privacy; multigenerational living; sightlines; light and ventilation; and living with nature--are richly illustrated with photography and architectural illustrations showing courtyard positions within floor plans. Showcasing the unique lifestyle opportunities afforded by contemporary courtyard design, this is an inspirational resource for anyone interested in indoor-outdoor living.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Charmaine ChanPublisher: Thames & HudsonPublished: 10/15/2019ISBN: 9780500519202Pages: 272Weight: 3.90lbsSize: 11.80h x 9.30w x 1.10d

Courtyards have long played an important function in residential design, regulating light, shade, and the use of space. With thousands of years of tradition as inspiration, contemporary architects are now realizing courtyard living afresh. This lavish survey of twenty-five residences across the Asia-Pacific region features homes from Australia, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Singapore, India, Vietnam, and Sri Lanka.

Structured by courtyard function, the book's five chapters--on privacy; multigenerational living; sightlines; light and ventilation; and living with nature--are richly illustrated with photography and architectural illustrations showing courtyard positions within floor plans.

Showcasing the unique lifestyle opportunities afforded by contemporary courtyard design, this is an inspirational resource for anyone interested in indoor-outdoor living.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Charmaine Chan
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Published: 10/15/2019
ISBN: 9780500519202
Pages: 272
Weight: 3.90lbs
Size: 11.80h x 9.30w x 1.10d

Courtyards have long played an important function in residential design, regulating light, shade, and the use of space. With thousands of years of tradition as inspiration, contemporary architects are now realizing courtyard living afresh. This lavish survey of twenty-five residences across the Asia-Pacific region features homes from Australia, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Singapore, India, Vietnam, and Sri Lanka.

Structured by courtyard function, the book's five chapters--on privacy; multigenerational living; sightlines; light and ventilation; and living with nature--are richly illustrated with photography and architectural illustrations showing courtyard positions within floor plans.

Showcasing the unique lifestyle opportunities afforded by contemporary courtyard design, this is an inspirational resource for anyone interested in indoor-outdoor living.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Charmaine Chan
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Published: 10/15/2019
ISBN: 9780500519202
Pages: 272
Weight: 3.90lbs
Size: 11.80h x 9.30w x 1.10d