Category Travel

Singapore Notecards | Chinatown

September 8, 2016 Travel

Paintings by Graham Byfield
ISBN 9789811105173
165 x 125mm
12 Notecards & Envelopes, with illustrations
Pub Date: September 2016

This box contains 12 delightful notecards depicting 12 famous sites in Singapore’s Chinatown, an area known for its authentic architecture and colourful cultural life.Painted by Graham Byfield, each has been chosen for its historical, cultural or architectural significance


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IN SEARCH OF BAWA: Master Architect of Sri Lanka

June 29, 2016 ArchitectureTravel

by David Robson | photography by Sebastian Posingis

ISBN 9789810999728
234 x 210mm
Hardback; 144 pages
Pub Date: August 2016

This book answers some important questions about Geoffrey Bawa, Sri Lanka’s pre-eminent architect, and his legacy. A sizeable introduction to Bawa’s world, life, education and work is reviewed by eminent Bawa scholar, David Robson. This precedes a site-by-site tour of 45 of his buildings scattered throughout Sri Lanka. Many are considered “pilgrimage sites” by up-and-coming architects ... ...

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New Thai Style

December 29, 2015 ArchitectureAsian Culture & HistoryTravel

Photography by Michael Freeman | text by Kim Inglis
ISBN 9781780678337
280 x 260 mm
Hardback with Jacket; 192 pages
Pub Date: March 2016
A Talisman Book for Laurence King

Thai Style is known the world over for its graceful pavilion-style architecture, its elegant interior design approaches, and its ability to combine cultural traditions with craftsmanship. What is not so well known is how these forms have been updated in the last decade or so ... ...

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The Gainsborough Bath Spa

September 16, 2015 ArchitectureTravel

by Kim Inglis | photography by Jacob Termansen
ISBN 9789810963828
280 x 240 mm
Paperback, 40 pages
Pub Date: September 2015

Housed in three interlinking Classical-style buildings in honey-toned Bath stone, The Gainsborough Bath Spa from YTL Hotels is an exciting addition to this UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the city within the pages of this book, learn about its history and experience its cultural attractions, then retire in style to the city’s newest five-star hotel. Here, the lodgings are luxurious, the food and beverage outlets are super-styled and the service is second to none... ...

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The Classic Collection ~ Heritage Hotels & Luxury Lodgings from East and West

September 15, 2015 ArchitectureTravel

by Kim Inglis | photography by Jacob Termansen
ISBN 9789810784416
280 x 240 mm
Hardback with Jacket; 160 pages
Pub Date: September 2015

World-renowned YTL Hotels’ classic collection of hotels and lodgings exemplifies the very best of bespoke hospitality from Europe to Southeast Asia and China. Its unique sense of place and historical significance celebrates the essence of style. This book seeks to showcase the company’s commitment to its heritage properties in a meaningful and creative manner. Explore the streets of two UNESCO World Heritage sites — Malaysia’s historic Malacca (Melaka) and ... ...

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