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Modern Thai House Adapts to the New Era

Modern Thai House Adapts to the New Era

Deep study of local architectural lore and analysis of locale-specific environmental and climatic conditions combined to create this house of fluid chic modern lines mixed into a look that clearly suggests the traditional Thai house.

Good Sunshine, Fresh Air, and Plenty of Room to Breathe

Good Sunshine, Fresh Air, and Plenty of Room to Breathe

The house walls are built of bricks placed on top of each other with a break between blocks to create countless small holes that allow light and air to enter and circulate freely. The resulting perforate shell contributes to physical ease and well-being in the tropical style home.

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10 Great Plants for Tropical Rainforest Landscaping

10 Great Plants for Tropical Rainforest Landscaping

How do you do tropical rainforest landscaping? Use high-tolerant plants that grow well in heat and humidity. Living ASEAN has put together the following list of 10 tropical species that are generally easy to find in all ASEAN countries:

Rainy Season Forest Garden for Tropical Areas

Rainy Season Forest Garden for Tropical Areas

Rainforest ecology is the design concept here, the verdant lushness associated with tropical jungle. Use high-tolerance plants that adapt themselves to the natural environment and don’t require a lot of long-term care.

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UPCYCLING IDEAS …TURNING TRASH INTO QUALITY PRODUCTS

UPCYCLING IDEAS …TURNING TRASH INTO QUALITY PRODUCTS

Who would have thought disposable plastic packaging could transform into beautiful whale-shaped napkin box covers? Not to mention glass drying trays that sprinkle water over houseplants in the kitchen. Plenty of fantastic ideas for modern home décor and accessories!

CREATIVE NEW PRODUCTS FROM RECYCLED OCEAN DEBRIS

CREATIVE NEW PRODUCTS FROM RECYCLED OCEAN DEBRIS

Looking for a new pair of shoes? You’ve come to the right place. Tlejourn, an ocean-friendly brand of footwear, has unveiled creative new products made from waste recycled from the ocean.

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Smart Fabrics

Smart Fabrics

All-around knowledge about fabrics for solutions beyond beautification: fireproofing, waterproofing, and long-term sun resistance

Fabrics with Style; Warm, Relaxing Tropical Elegance

Fabrics with Style; Warm, Relaxing Tropical Elegance

Modern tropical is one of decorating styles that have become popular across the country. It’s a style that takes into account the warm and humid climate characteristic of the Region. This is abundantly clear in the way tropical décor materials sourced directly from the locality are being put to good use in so many ways.

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