Architecture / History / General

The Romance of the Grand Tour: Travel Journal

9789810942571_160pxISBN 9789810942571
165 x 125 mm
Hardback; 128 pages
Pub Date: April 2015
BIC: TNFH, HBJF, BJ

This travel journal has been produced for tourists travelling to South East Asia and Hong Kong. Inspired by the publication of The Romance of the Grand Tour: 100 years of Travel in South East Asia, the journal can be used to record colourful journeys “east of Suez”. Write about your visits ... ...

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The New Sri Lankan House

9789810913533by Robert Powell | photography by Sebastian Posingis
Introductory Essays by David Robson
ISBN 9789810913533
280 mm X 260 mm
Hardback with Jacket; 224 pages
Pub Date: Feb 2015
BIC: AMD, WTL

THE NEW SRI LANKAN HOUSE charts the development of private houses in the 21st century in a variety of locations around the island. Most are the work of ‘home-grown’ architects, many of whom are indebted to the influence of the island’s most famous son, Geoffrey Bawa. Through the inclusion of ... ...

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The Architectural Heritage of Sri Lanka ~ Measured Drawings by the Anjalendran Studio

9789810913519_211pxDrawings by C. Anjalendran | Texts by David Robson
Photographs by Dominic Sansoni
ISBN 9789810913519
280 x 260mm
Hardback; 240 pages
Pub Date: August 2015
BIC: AMX, AMV

Architect C. Anjalendran, aided by an army of assistants and students, has been recording Sri Lanka’s architectural heritage for almost 30 years. The result is a collection of exquisite measured drawings, all made with ink and pencil on tracing paper — documenting many interesting ... ...

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Contemporary Houses in the Philippines

9789810904333_211pxby Robert Powell | photography by Albert Lim KS
ISBN 9789810904333
280 x 260mm
Hardback with Jacket; 224 pages
Pub Date: Aug 2014
BIC: AMD

Featuring 25 newly built houses, this book traces the remarkable surge in the number of sophisticated and elegantly designed homes in the Philippines. All the architects and designers featured are Filipino, many representing an emerging energetic younger generation of architects and interior designers in the country ... ...

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Black and White – The Singapore House 1898-1941 ~ UPDATED

9789810903282_211pxby Julian Davison | photography by Luca Invernizzi Tettoni
ISBN 9789810903282
285 x 240mm
Hardback with Jacket; 176 pages
Pub Date: Sept 2014
Price: S$55.00 (excl. GST)
BIC: AMKD

New UPDATED 2014 EDITION
The unique Black and White house in Singapore is the most distinctive and imposing of the island’s colonial architectural legacy. Surviving examples are testament to their physical and aesthetic durability. In this updated edition, an additional chapter on residential life in these extraordinary homes adds ... ...

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