A Tradition of Serenity: The Tropical Houses of Ong-ard Satrabhandhu


Considered the Axel Vervoordt of Asia for his masterful use of ancient architectural elements and age-old materials, Ong-Ard Satrabhandhu is an architect whose unique style reflects its northern Thai—or Lanna—roots while keeping a firm footing in contemporary style. Lanna architecture is characterized by the concept of simplicity, nature, and focusing on “discovery, not invention.” In a meaningful and informed manner, Ong-Ard Architects preserves then adds to this classic style’s simplicity with such contemporary touches as concrete floors and high, airy ceilings—creating a sophisticated juxtaposition between past and present.

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ISBN:

9780847844876

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

256

Dimensions:

25cm x 32cm

RRP:

$125.00

Category:

Home and Interiors

Publisher:

Rizzoli International

Published:

01 July 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ong-Ard Satrabhandhu