Southeast Asia is renowned the world over for its superb standards of resort architecture, hotel service and interior design and this book beautifully traces the development of today's hotel industry. It feature the cream of the crop; Be it a drop-dead urban hostelry, a retreat in the hills or a five-star destination spa resort, each property has been had-picked according to a set of criteria that includes a strong design aesthetic, architectural integrity, a commitment to service and a sense of individuality.
With over 300 ravishingly beautiful, full-color photographs, this book doubles up as a guidebook to fabulous places to stay and an assessment of interior design and architecture. it is a must-have for design aficionados the world over.
Above all it is a "work in progress", a collection of images that I count to update and expand as this work continues.
An extensive photo gallery and a precise archaeological presentation are a pleasant introduction to one of the best preserved areas of Burma, the modern Myanmar.
After little more then two years the nation is rebuilding itself with resilience and courage, counting on people so used to hardships to make the process apparently swift.
The images reveal the beauty and vitality of this country, it’s contrasts, spirituality and immense culture.
This is a dedication to Nepal and it’s people.
This is a selection of photographs of the work of more than ten years that Andrea Pistolesi spent in Asia taking for books and magazines. Ten years in the continent facing the dramatic changes that modernization was being introduced at an unprecedented speed. The result is not only a gallery of photographic images: evolution is a document that the continent has lived at a crucial period in human history. The introduction and notes by Massimo Morello, the journalist who produced the version "written" stories, is the ideal completion of this work.