Classic Thai

Author: Chami Jotisalikorn
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462906869
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With over 350 full-color photographs and in-depth text, Classic Thai showcases the finest interior design art and architecture of the Kingdom of Thailand. From the glittering chedis of Bangkok's Grand Palace to the rustic simplicity of village dwellings, Thailand offers a rich diversity of art, architecture and design. Classic Thai seeks to define the unique characteristics of Thai style, be it through the country's rich arts and crafts tradition, in its plentiful temples and palaces, or in a contemporary home. Photographed entirely on location, Classic Thai is an indispensable guide to the wonders of Thailand.

Contemporary Thai

Author: Wongvipa Devahastin Na Ayudhya
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462906885
Size: 39.79 MB
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With over 150 photographs and insightful text, this Thai design book showcases some of the best interiors in the country. Known for its beautiful traditional and contemporary handicrafts, it's no wonder that Thailand is home to some of the most beautifully decorated houses in the world. Elegant, innovative and versatile, Contemporary Thai is overflowing with an amazing array of design ideas. From modernist furniture, table settings, light fixtures and furnishings combining old traditions with new styles, Contemporary Thai is the perfect book for anyone looking to add a distinctive touch to their home decor.

Thai Style

Author: William Warren
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Limited
ISBN: 9789814398008
Size: 66.72 MB
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From chic Bangkok residences to provincial country dwellings to picturesque seaside resorts and luxurious hotels, the essence of Thailand is revealed in this book.

New Thai Style

Author: Kim Inglis
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781780678337
Size: 57.62 MB
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Thai Style is renowned throughout the world for its grace, form and colours, reflecting wider national culture. Whether pavilion-style architecture,elegant interior designs, innovative use of textiles and materials, Thai Style manages to combine cultural traditions with skilled craftsmanship and modern interpretations. These design forms have evolved into a 21st century paragon of design practice and universally admired. Contemporary Thai Style — one that merges ancient practices with modern fashions, graphics and technologies is what this book seeks to showcase. Forward-looking forms — be they in architecture, furniture design, art, interiors or landscaping are featured in this exciting new publication. A number of carefully selected homes, resorts, hotels and residences from the north, through Bangkok to the islands in the south are featured in New Thai Style - a cornucopia of all that is new and exciting in confident, thrusting Thailand's design scene. Work from established and emerging architects and designers are featured as international culture vultures and collectors, hot hoteliers and developers lead the way with a 21st-century aesthetic, confident and contemporary, yet still distinctly Thai.

Thai Garden Style

Author: William Warren
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462907237
Size: 48.93 MB
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This Thai gardening book presents the finest luxury gardens of Thailand and is of enormous importance to the field of tropical gardening. Containing over 250 photographs by world-renowned Italian photographer Luca Invernizzi Tettoni and authoritative text by gardening expert William Warren, Thai Garden Style is a unique book. Showcasing many of the finest contemporary Thai gardens in lavish color, it contains a wealth of botanical and other information. Some of the gardens are in private homes, others in top international hotels and resorts, and each is a fantastic portrayal of tropical luxury. Rich in detail and superbly photographed, Thai Garden Style will be of great interest to professional landscape architects and weekend gardening enthusiasts alike, as well as to anyone interested Thailand's extraordinary architecture and cultural heritage.

The Interior Architecture Theory Reader

Author: Gregory Marinic
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317434994
Size: 11.10 MB
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The Interior Architecture Theory Reader presents a global compilation that collectively and specifically defines interior architecture. Diverse views and comparative resources for interior architecture students, educators, scholars, and practitioners are needed to develop a proper canon for this young discipline. As a theoretical survey of interior architecture, the book examines theory, history, and production to embrace a full range of interior identities in architecture, interior design, digital fabrication, and spatial installation. Authored by leading educators, theorists, and practitioners, fifty chapters refine and expand the discourse surrounding interior architecture.

Health And Well Being For Interior Architecture

Author: Dak Kopec
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1315464403
Size: 12.85 MB
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With fifteen essays by scholars and professionals, from fields such as policy and law, Health and Well-being for Interior Architecture asks readers to consider climate, geography, and culture alongside human biology, psychology, and sociology. Since designers play such a pivotal role in human interaction with interior and architectural design, this book sheds light on the importance of a designer's attention to health and well-being while also acknowledging the ever changing built environment. Through various viewpoints, and over 30 images, this book guides designers through ways to create and develop interior designs in order to improve occupants' health and well-being.

Architecture Of Thailand

Author: Nithi Sathāpitānon
Publisher: Editions Didier Millet
ISBN: 981426086X
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Beginning with a history of Thailand and its cultural influences, this book describes and illustrates a range of structures, from Thai houses to elaborate temples to crematoriums.

Thailand S Luxury Spas

Author: Chami Jotisalikorn
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462906559
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Everyone needs a break to relax and rejuvenate—and a visit to a Thai spa is the perfect way to do this. Thailand is home to many of the best spas and spa treatments in the world, and Thailand's Luxury Spas presents the very best options available in that country. For those who cannot make it to Thailand, this new book presents detailed, easy-to-follow recipes for many of the traditional Thai healing therapies practiced there—you can pamper yourself in the comfort and privacy of your own home. Massage, meditation, restorative beauty treatments, pick-me-up tonics and tone-me-down baths—all are outlined with simple instructions and clear color photographs. Thailand's Luxury Spas focuses on stress-busting therapies that run the gamut from all the various forms of Thai massage and meditation to full body beauty treatment, facials, relaxing baths and scrubs, healthy tonics and much more. Practical tips are given on how to recreate many of these recipes at home, and specific treatments are outlined for specific ailments. With superb, full-color photography featuring many of Thailand's top supermodels, the book was shot entirely on location in Thailand's super-deluxe spas. Enjoy a true Thai-style, chill-out spa experience wherever you live with Thailand's Luxury Spas.

A Tradition Of Serenity

Author: Ong-ard Satrabhandhu
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
ISBN: 9780847844876
Size: 65.15 MB
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This beautifully photographed volume showcases the Thai houses by the internationally renowned architect. 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.This presentation of Ong-Ard’s most striking architectural works was photographed by the master photographer François Halard especially for this book. Featured here are his inviting homes, resorts, and hotels, each a serene oasis whether in the countryside or the city. The interiors—grand yet spacious gestures that highlight nature-inspired architectural spaces—will inspire both casual readers and interior design aficionados alike.Striking a balance between the historic and contemporary, this volume encapsulates Thailand’s vast world influence and Ong-Ard’s keen design insight. It will be a treasured read for a worldwide audience interested in interiors, design, and architecture.