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  • China Livingby Sharon Leece; A. Chester Ong

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 44.95

    China Living presents a fascinating overview of China's diverse design landscape today. From modernist mountain villas to high-rise condominiums, and from artistic retreats in former industrial buildings to refurbished courtyard homes - the array of lifestyle and design options in China is as varied as the country itself. By unveiling the most exciting... more...

  • Tropical Livingby Elizabeth Reyes; A. Chester Ong

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 39.95

    Start with a warm tropical climate. Add an abundance of exotic natural building material. And then let the cross currents of Asian design and aesthetics create a rich architectural alchemy of it's own. The result? The exquisite homes of the Philippines, a perfect balance of form and functionality, beautifully portrayed in Tropical Living . more...

  • Tropical Interiorsby Elizabeth Reyes; A. Chester Ong

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 34.95

    The Philippines is home to a new generation of craftsmen, be they furniture makers, artists, sculptors or weavers. Their specialty is taking the indigenous materials of the country - pina, abaca, capiz shell, bamboo, rattan to name just a few- to produce contemporary items that are as at home in a New York loft as a tropical verandah. Harnessing both... more...

  • 25 Tropical Houses in the Philippinesby Elizabeth Reyes; A. Chester Ong

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 45.00

    25 Tropical Houses of the Philippines features top Filipino architects and designers with ideas that are stylish, contemporary, and show twenty-first century savvy. These distinctive homes showcase the best residential work by Filipino architects--outstanding works by 20 designers stepping beyond traditional conventions toward Asian fusion trends... more...

  • Chinese Furnitureby Karen Mazurkewich; A. Chester Ong

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 49.95

    The international market for antique Chinese furniture is booming, and masterpieces from the Ming and Qing dynasties are now worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. Chinese Furniture is a survey of these collectibles—from the very best hardwood pieces featured to standard softwood specimens still available on the Asian market. The book presents... more...

  • China Modernby Sharon Leece; A. Chester Ong

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    Twenty-first century China is a country on the move. As it hurtles into the future, a new revolution- that of a fast growing creative movement - is taking place. As the country's enterprising designers draw on classical Chinese accents and blend these with modern dynamic ideas, the term "Made in China" becomes dramatically redefined to mean chic,... more...

  • The Peranakan Chinese Homeby Ronald G. Knapp; A. Chester Ong

    Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 29.95

    Discover the rarified Peranakan (native-born Chinese of Southeast Asia) aesthetics that are today highly sought-after for their beauty: distinctive furniture and ceramics, textiles and jewelry, and many other art objects. Peranakan Chinese Home displays these extraordinary objects, visible markers of a highly developed culture. The broad range... more...

  • Chinese Housesby Ronald G. Knapp; Jonathan Spence; A. Chester Ong

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 60.00

    Winner of ForeWord Magazine's Architecture "Book of the Year" Award! Exquisite examples of traditional dwellings are scattered throughout modern-day China. Chinese Houses focuses on 20 well-preserved traditional homes, presenting examples from a range of rural and metropolitan areas throughout China. The photographs of each are accompanied... more...

  • Chinese Houses of Southeast Asiaby Ronald G. Knapp; A. Chester Ong; Wang Gungwu

    Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 49.95

    The multiple Chinese migrations from southeastern China to Southeast Asia have had important implications for both regions. In Southeast Asia this influence can be seen in the architecturally eclectic homes these migrants and their descendants built as they became successful; homes that combined Chinese, European and local influences, especially during... more...

  • America's Covered Bridgesby Terry E. Miller; Ronald G. Knapp; A. Chester Ong

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 39.95

    The history of North America is in many ways encapsulated in the history of her covered bridges. The early 1800s saw a tremendous boom in the construction of these bridges, and in the years that followed as many as 15,000 covered bridges were built. Today, fewer than a thousand remain. Without covered bridges to span the rivers and provide access... more...