Bali by Design: 25 Contemporary Houses (Hardcover)
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
Singapore-based British author Kim Inglis is the author of numerous books, among them Bali Living, Bali Home, Tropical Home and, with co-author Jacob Termansen, Tropical Hotels. Jacob Termansen's photography has appeared in books and magazines throughout the world. Among his many books on tropical style and hotel architecture and design, he has co-authored Island Style and Tropical Style.