Beach Houses of South America

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Images, 2003 - Architecture - 160 pages
Showcasing superlative architecture in some of the most stunning and remote areas of the South American coastline, Beach Houses of South America, is destined to inspire and delight. A number of renowned Latin American architects have chosen the continent's breathtakingly diverse coastline as a backdrop for their work, and their canvases range from the stark, arid locations to lusciously tropical settings. Within these beautiful landscapes, each project displays the architect's ability to strike a balance between nature and dwelling place, as well as their innate sense of what makes South American beach houses culturally unique. Many houses offer a new slant on an age-old culture, or are deeply influenced by their natural surroundings their architects always mindful of working in a fragile environment. There are simple, practical homes for families and friends and lavish seaside weekenders, all of which share one thing in common as beach houses they are also a sanctuary in which to relax and unwi

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