The New Indonesian House


  • By Robert Powell (Author), Albert Lim KS (Photographer)
  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (10 March 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0804841438
  • ISBN-13: 9780804841436
  • Product Dimensions: 22.9 x 2.8 x 30.5 cm

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The New Indonesian House presents twenty-eight homes in Jakarta, Bandung, Yogyakarta and Bali that illustrate the remarkable advances that have taken place in residential design in Indonesia over the last two decades.

Indonesia’s new generation of architects demonstrates not only their Absorption of modern influences from the West and the more recent processes of globalization but also their sensitivity to the physical environment, the social context and the aspirations of the leading elite. With its stunning color photographs, The New Indonesian House will both delight and inspire the application e of its exhilarating architectural expressions in any global setting.

About the Author

Robert Powell is an architect and writer. Currently Project Director and Head of Ecomasterplanning with Llewelyn Davies Yeang (London), he is working with Ken Yeang on projects in Libya, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and Qatar. He is the author of 30 books and writes occasionally for Architectural Review, Architectural Record, Dialogue (Taiwan) and Monument (Australia).

Albert Lim Koon Seng is an acclaimed Singapore-based architectural photographer whose images have been published extensively in architectural journals including A+U (Japan), Architectural Review, Singapore Architect, SPACE (Singapore) E and Monument (Australia).