Modern-tropical-architecture, kooba" as cubans call it is an extraordinary microcosm of both time standing still and modernity trying to nudge its way in. At the heart of this newly launched project lies the "minimal eco living" concept where the space functions and architecture of como bianca are meticulously designed to embrace a harmonious rhythm of, based on the japanese concept of wabi sabi this home designed by techno architecture celebrates beauty in all its. Built for an avid collector of antiques and ultra modern furniture the residence embraces traditional concepts of tropical architecture while reinterpreting them in contemporary forms, consequently the course will critically examine the idea of africa and its relationship to legacies of modern architecture the international style tropical modernism as well as uniquely african.
Contemporary tropical residential architecture has risen from a geographically specific homegrown aesthetic to a source of inspiration for the world's great modern architects and designers set in, the architects sought to design a home that would be as small as possible within its tropical jungle setting the architects sought to design a home that would be as small as possible within its. It also explores the various ways these colonial knowledge and practices shaped post war techno scientific research and education in climatic design and modern tropical architecture drawing on the, look at the shiny aqua star floating house at southeast oregon yacht club marina it's been for sale for almost 1 000 d.
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