SCDA Architects II: The Architecture of Chan Soo Khian


  • By Soo Chan (Author)
  • Hardcover: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd; Revised edition (1 January 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1864705647
  • ISBN-13: 978-1864705645
  • Product Dimensions: 24 x 4.5 x 25.7 cm

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SCDA Architects II is a new monograph of SCDA Architects continues the exploration of the work of Malaysian-born Soo Chan which first began in The Master Architect Series VI. Soo Chan’s designs are a reflection of contemporary Asia modern, fresh and exciting, incorporating Soo Chan’s inspired vision while still referencing the spirit of traditional Asian architecture. While his designs might at first glance appear modernist, Western-inspired creations, closer inspection of the details the sloping roofs, the wooden shutters reflect their South-East Asian context. The melding of these two perspectives results in a unique form of architecture, evident across SCDA’s varied projects, including houses, condominiums, commercial, hospitality and institutional buildings, as well as master planning projects and interiors. Accompanied by full color photography and detailed descriptions, this selection of projects illustrates why SCDA is one of the most creative and exciting architectural firms working in Asia today.