Architecture

Simple, Elegant & Inexpensive – Exterior Lighting, Bali Style

January 13, 2013
Category : Architecture

To our minds, there has not been a hotel built in Bali that comes close to the perfection of Amandari in Ubud.

Designed by Australian architect, Peter Muller, and supported by the then-owner, Adrian Zecha, it was a conscious decision to choose to create a pared-down hotel experience. The overall concept was that the property needed to be in harmony with the landscape of the location in which it was built, as well as to follow Balinese philosophy in its features and planning.

Why is a Balinese Door So Small?

December 22, 2012
Category : Architecture

Many of our clients love Bali-style doors but buying an original set and incorporating them into a Western interior is just out of the question.
 
There is NO way an average Westerner can comfortably pass through the narrow double doors without squeezing their hips or banging their heads! So, why IS a Bali door so small?