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5 in Five - BEDMaR & Shi: Reinventing Tradition in Contemporary Living

Author/EditorBedmar: Oscar Riera Ojeda (Author)
ISBN: 9780500290910
Pub Date28/05/2013
BindingPaperback
Pages464
Dimensions (mm)229(h) * 229(w)
Contains a wealth of drawings and plans that detail innovative construction techniques and the resulting houses are captued in a series of photographs showing the use of spaces and materials as well as the sites on which they sit. This title also includes a collection of five houses built in five different Asian-Pacific countries.
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In this captivating collection of five houses built in five different Asian-Pacific countries, Argentinian-born designer Ernesto Bedmar explores his fascination with traditional architectural styles and reinvents them for the contemporary world. Using his deep understanding of the histories and building cultures of these regions, Bedmar seamlessly knits his designs into the collective memory of each site. The five houses in India, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and New Zealand demonstrate the flexibility of the designers trademark tropical architecture and showcase a diverse set of modern forms that resonate deeply with the local landscape and make use of water as a unifying and harmonizing element. The book contains a wealth of drawings and plans that detail the innovative construction techniques, and the resulting houses are captued in a breathtaking series of photographs showing the use of spaces and materials as well as spectacular sites on which they sit.

In this captivating collection of five houses built in five different Asian-Pacific countries, Argentinian-born designer Ernesto Bedmar explores his fascination with traditional architectural styles and reinvents them for the contemporary world. Using his deep understanding of the histories and building cultures of these regions, Bedmar seamlessly knits his designs into the collective memory of each site. The five houses in India, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and New Zealand demonstrate the flexibility of the designers trademark tropical architecture and showcase a diverse set of modern forms that resonate deeply with the local landscape and make use of water as a unifying and harmonizing element. The book contains a wealth of drawings and plans that detail the innovative construction techniques, and the resulting houses are captued in a breathtaking series of photographs showing the use of spaces and materials as well as spectacular sites on which they sit.

Oscar Riera Ojeda is an editor and designer based in Philadelphia, Singapore and Buenos Aires.

INDIA - Amrita Shergil Marg House THAILAND - Laemsingh Villas INDONESIA - Bukit Golf Utama House NEW ZEALAND - Queenstown House SINGAPORE - Nassim Road House

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