9780060890384

Cool Homes in Hot Places

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  • ISBN13:

    9780060890384

  • ISBN10:

    006089038X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications
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Summary

Cool Homes in Hot Places showcases real homes from the hottest territories around the world. Featuring a wide variety of environments and styles-from wilderness to hillside, from waterside to woodside, and from cultivated to streetside-this book shows how careful decisions around layout, materials, color, and furniture can create elegant yet functional and comfortable spaces in even the world's hottest climates. By designing each home holistically and taking into consideration all of the factors that impact the site-the occupants, region, climate, terrain, culture, and resources-Cool Homes in Hot Places will show any architect, interior designer, or homeowner the key to staying cool in any warm climate.

Table of Contents

Controlling the environment
Terrainp. 14
Wildernessp. 18
Woodedp. 34
Cultivatedp. 48
Watersidep. 64
Hillsidep. 78
Streetsidep. 96
Materialsp. 112
Woodp. 116
Stonep. 122
Earth & brickp. 128
Glassp. 132
Concretep. 136
Metalp. 140
Colorp. 144
Naturalp. 148
Subtlep. 152
Boldp. 156
Furnishingp. 160
Cooking & eatingp. 164
Livingp. 172
Bedp. 178
Bathp. 182
Directoryp. 186
Indexp. 188
Creditsp. 190
Acknowledgementsp. 192
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