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- DescriptionThis book introduces a series of design stories with provocative story lines around some of the firm's most prominent projects. Each of the stories reveals the search that is inherent in the architectural design effort to evoke the spirit of each place by noting the unique circumstances for each client and property. The stories delve into planning and design aspects that reveal how spirit of place contributes to design meaning, and how creative expression can be discovered in pragmatic problem-solving. Within the stories, we uncover comparisons to older or ancient work in Hawaii, Indonesia, Mexico, and other locales, to underscore the significance of timeless principles in creating a harmonic living environment. Spirit is the intangible yet significant and even experientially transformative quality behind what endears one to a place or building. This book reveals the design philosophy of de Reus Architects: searching for design innovation by embracing tradition and timelessness, while applying modern and sustainable sensibilities.
- Author BiographyMark de Reus is president and founding design partner of de Reus Architects and resides in Waimea, HI. As founding design partner of de Reus Architects, Mark de Reus is responsible for establishing the design concepts on all projects and overseeing the creative aspects of the firm. He is honoured to be one of the AD 100, Architectural Digest's international directory of the world's top 100 interior designers and architects. Nirmala Nataraj is a journalist, freelance writer, and editor whose areas of expertise include art history, spa and travel, health and wellness, Eastern religions, architecture, the performing arts, and sustainability. She lives in San Francisco.
- Author(s)Joseph Giovannini,Mark de Reus,Nirmala Nataraj
- PublisherOro Editions
- Date of Publication17/11/2011
- Place of PublicationSan Rafael
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintOro Editions
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations, colour illustrations, frontispiece
- Weight2177 g
- Width226 mm
- Height305 mm
- Spine36 mm
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