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Visionary Architects of Monsoon Asia (VAMA)

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  • About the Author
  • In this semi-autobiographical book, Architect/Academic/Artist/Writer Robert Powell recounts his 40-year Odyssey in Monsoon Asia, culminating in essays on five Visionary Architects from Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand who, collectively, can be said to exhibit the path towards a resilient future.

  • Robert Powell is Adjunct Professor in the School of Architecture, Building and Design at Taylor’s University, Selangor, Malaysia, and was previously Associate Professor of Architecture at the National University of Singapore. He is the author/editor of more than 30 books, principally on architecture in Southeast Asia. His publications include Living Legacy (1994), Singapore: The Architecture of a Global City (2000), The New Malaysian House (2008), Contemporary Houses in the Philippines (2014) and The New Sri Lankan House (2015), as well as the Tropical Malaysian House Vol. 1 (2018) and Vol. 2 (2020), and Terrace Transformations in the Tropics Vol. 1 (2021). From the 1990s, Powell is widely credited with bringing Southeast Asian architecture to the attention of a global audience.

ISBN: 9789671636183
Cover Type: Hardcover
Page Count: 324
Year Published: 2024
Size: 280mm x 220mm
Language: English