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Bali by design : 25 contemporary houses / Kim Inglis ; photography by Jacob Termansen.

By: Inglis, Kim.
Contributor(s): Termansen, Jacob [photographer.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Tokyo, Japan : Tuttle Publishing, 2012Copyright date: ©2012Description: 224 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780804842334; 0804842337; 9780804850339; 080485033X.Subject(s): Interior decoration -- Indonesia -- Bali Island | Architecture, Domestic -- Indonesia -- Bali IslandSummary: Bali has long been a creative inspiration for the world--providing exciting new design ideas that are emulated today in homes and hotels around the globe. The open to the elements bathroom with interior courtyard garden, the giant bamboo sofa with handwoven cushion covers, and the garden pavilion or bale with raised platform seating are all examples of concepts that originated on the island. All these--and much more--may be viewed in Bali By Design. Bali By Designs provides coverage of the latest and best design work in Bali today. Featuring 25 stunning contemporary homes, it showcases the ideas of a new generation of talented international and Indonesian designers. Each of these extraordinary houses presents new solutions for age-old challenges--illustrating how stylish modern lifestyles may be achieved through clever architecture and interior design. See the selection of artful furniture and furnishings in open, airy rooms, the inclusion of natural stone in shady courtyards and swimming pools, and the plethora of handcrafted surfaces, objects and artifacts. Many of these houses explore ways of reducing power consumption for a more sustainable, low-carbon future. Others present a modern urban version of the tropical Bali design style that has its roots in a traditional rural environment. All, however, combine modern technology with exotic local materials--Balinese sandstone, volcanic rock, recycled ulin wood--for breezy indoor-outdoor living.
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Enjoy this thorough exploration of Balinese design with stunning photographs of the most exemplary architecture and interiors in Bali.

Bali has long been a creative inspiration for the world -- providing exciting new architectural ideas that are emulated today in homes and hotels everywhere. This book covers all Balinese interior design and residential architecture trends, providing coverage of the latest and best Balinese architecture and interior design work happening today. Featuring 25 stunning contemporary homes, it showcases the ideas of a new generation of talented designers, both Indonesian and international.

Each of these extraordinary houses presents creative new solutions for age-old demands -- illustrating how clever Balinese architecture and design can help you achieve a modern sensibility. Many of these homes even propose methods of reducing power consumption, while others represent urban versions of the tropical Bali design style that has its roots in a traditional rural environment. Take inspiration from the selection of artful furnishings in open, airy rooms, the inclusion of natural stone in shady courtyards and swimming pools, and the plethora of handcrafted surfaces, objects, and artifacts. Then, learn how Balinese architecture combines modern technology with exotic local materials, like: Balinese sandstone Volcanic rock Recycled ulin wood And more Boasting over 300 stunning photographs by Danish photographer Jacob Termansen and an insightful text by British author Kim Inglis, this book is a fitting testament to the originality and talent of the Balinese design world. With Bali by Design at your side, discover how you, too, can replicate the tastefulness of Balinese interior design and architecture in your own home.

Bali has long been a creative inspiration for the world--providing exciting new design ideas that are emulated today in homes and hotels around the globe. The open to the elements bathroom with interior courtyard garden, the giant bamboo sofa with handwoven cushion covers, and the garden pavilion or bale with raised platform seating are all examples of concepts that originated on the island. All these--and much more--may be viewed in Bali By Design. Bali By Designs provides coverage of the latest and best design work in Bali today. Featuring 25 stunning contemporary homes, it showcases the ideas of a new generation of talented international and Indonesian designers. Each of these extraordinary houses presents new solutions for age-old challenges--illustrating how stylish modern lifestyles may be achieved through clever architecture and interior design. See the selection of artful furniture and furnishings in open, airy rooms, the inclusion of natural stone in shady courtyards and swimming pools, and the plethora of handcrafted surfaces, objects and artifacts. Many of these houses explore ways of reducing power consumption for a more sustainable, low-carbon future. Others present a modern urban version of the tropical Bali design style that has its roots in a traditional rural environment. All, however, combine modern technology with exotic local materials--Balinese sandstone, volcanic rock, recycled ulin wood--for breezy indoor-outdoor living.