Chinese Houses of Southeast Asia: The Eclectic Architecture of Sojourners and Settlers
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 the nineteenth and e...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published December 10th 2010 by Tuttle Publishing
(first published July 10th 2010)
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Nice look at unpretentious Chinese style interiors. These homes look organic and lived in. It's not all uncomfortable hard wooden seats and opium beds although those do exist in the book. Pre-War Western styles (Art Deco and Austrian Modernism) sprinkled through out.