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By Gianni Francione

Author note: Invernizzi Tettoni (Photographer)
Publish 12 months note: First released October fifteenth 1999 by way of Periplus variants (HK) ltd.

The Balinese variety of structure and inside layout is popular and more and more renowned across the world. A thatched Balinese Bale, overlooking a landscape of rice fields and open to the night breeze, or a courtyard that mixes temple carving with enjoyable, leisure lounging house are enduring positive factors of a particular "Bali-style". Shimmering pavilions, open verandahs, residing rooms that invite the skin landscaping in - all are a part of the Balinese tropical dwelling adventure This ebook specializes in those undying positive factors and indicates the recent and fascinating ways that they're interpreted. the entire modern villas, inn bungalows, outlets, eating places and different constructions within the publication, such a lot by no means photographed prior to, are new additions to the Bali scene. every one is exclusive, and, most significantly characterised by means of a fairly sleek suppose. purifier strains, extra inventive use of house, sharp angles, and using stone, concrete and ceramic roof tiles, are more and more noticeable in addition to the coconut wooden, teak and thatching.

Shot completely on place, incredible colour images depict the flats set inside their average landscapes; architectural information; and a beautiful array of person interiors. Meticulous textual content compiled by means of knowledgeable in tropical layout, relates a few of the phases of the advance of this new, overseas sort, and enhances the attention-grabbing array of interiors featured

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The fireplace and the hand-woven mosquito net add a romantic touch. -> The highlight of the master bathroom is the bathtub: a large block of stone, brought from Java, is hand carved, polished on the inside and rough hewn on the outside. The ceiling sports hand-cut coconut tiles. A hand-made round copper basin stands on a white coconut vanity. The Art of Tropical Living 31 32 Bali Modern An Eclectic Mixture An unusual semi-circular apsis, shaped by freestanding columns and supporting a light wooden deck, gives character to this compact double-storey villa.

A view from the mezz- anine above offers another angle on the interplay between the different geometric applications of the roof line. A close-up view of the internal structure of the conical roof shows the ability of local craftsmen to deal with complex designs while using traditional techniques and materials. The Art of Tropical Living 57 Shingle Wings: A Tropical Butterfly Simplicity and the strong geometrical composition of a bold butterfly-wing roof are the salient features of this house (see also page 8).

Bengkerai wood is used for the roof, the structure and the flooring in natural contrast with the white pebbles and the green lawn outdoors. <- The living area, which is located below one of the "shingle wings", opens up to a secluded corner of the garden where a Balinese traditional "home shrine" mingles amid the garden shrubs. -> Behind the living area, an aerial wooden staircase leads up to the mezzanine: here there is a perfect relaxing niche with a view of the sky above. The Art of Tropical Living 6l 62 Bali Modern An Artists' Showroom The studio of painter Graham Oldroyd and ceramic artist Philip Lakeman is full of vibrant colour.

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