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Designing Paradise: Juan Montoya

Designing Paradise: Juan Montoya


 No typology lends itself more naturally to Juan Montoya s creative impulses than tropical residences. There is such a sense of appropriateness to place in the architecture and interiors that our assumption that the designer s stylistic affinity is somehow inborn becomes inescapable. In this book, the reader will visit Montoya-designed residences that occupy ravishing sites in Punta Mita (Mexico), Cap Cana (Dominican Republic), Miami Beach, Fisher Island, and other idyllic oceanfront locales. As much as these homes are escapist fantasias, they are also inextricably rooted to their geographic location and their regional culture. And while their sense of luxury is palpable, so is their lack of pretension, the practicality that makes them functional for the families who reside there, and their resilience to the natural conditions in which they are found.

  •  Hardback | 256 pages
  •  241 x 305 x 27.94mm | 1,973.13g
  •  New York, United States
  •  English
  •  200 colour photos
  •  0847869970
  •  9780847869978

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