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The Tropical Architecture For The 21st Century book series by BluPrint features contemporary houses designed by Southeast Asian architects for Southeast Asian climates. These houses exemplify responses for their respective tropical climates, which have posed great challenges for architects who have strive to build for cool and comfort in the face of oppressive heat, humidity and rainfall.
Tropical Architecture For The 21st Century Volume 1 gathers houses designed by renowned architects from Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines. Future volumes will attempt to showcase Philippine architecture along with the best in the ASEAN region. The reviews are generously illustrated with floor plans, elevations, and air flow diagrams in order to highlight the reasons for each project’s compatibility in their specific locales.
The book launch will coincide with BluPrint’s 18th anniversary celebration at the Globe Auditorium, Maybank Performing Arts Theater in Bonifacio Global City on 16th August 2017. The event will gather the design industry’s top practitioners with Royal Pineda, Anna Sy, Jorge Yulo, Ed Calma, Dominic Galicia, Micaela Benedicto, and Benjamin Mendoza all giving talks.
Tropical Architecture for 21st Century Volume 1 will be on discount that day at 1000Php (from 1500Php). It will be available for purchase at the venue starting 1pm. Book signing will happen after the program. The first 100 books sold at the booth are eligible to be signed.
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