Tropical Asia is one of the culturally
richest regions in the world. It also has stunning natural features, which have allowed the region to be a major tourist destination. This lavishly photographed book is a celebration of the sensual qualities found in some of the most exciting
resorts of the region. The collection of beguiling works, located in exotic sites - from Bali to Bangkok, Chiang Mai to Jaipur - is marked by the distinctive style of the landscape practice of Bensley
Design Studios. Many of them are the products of an intense collaboration between Bensley Design Studios and the architectural practice of Bunnag Architects. Based in Bangkok, the two design offices, and in particular, the respective principals - Bill Bensley and Mathar
Lek Bunnag - have crafted delightful syntheses of landscape and buildings of simple materiality, quality craftsmanship and rich moods. Many of these exclusive enclaves are a poetic response to the tropical climate and rich cultural...