Cynthia ReschkeISBN: 3-8238-4544-6;
400 color photographs. Text in English, German, French and Spanish. Lavishly illustrated with over 400 color photographs of houses in tropical regions that span the globe, this introduction to various residential styles and modes of construction highlights the work of both prominent and emerging architects. In Central and South America, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, and Australia and New Zealand, indigenous materials are used to create distinctive housing designs that succeed in merging with the landscape. Interior spaces are designed and decorated to evoke nature as well. This elegant book provides proof that in the tropics, indoor and outdoor living combines to awaken the senses and bring residents closer to the natural world.