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A Home with a View in Las Pinas

Wood, glass, and concrete details blend beautifully to create this tropical home for a young family

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Photography: Jun Pinzon Architect: Arch. Jerry Isles

How do you make a tropical Asian home stand out in a tropical Asian-themed subdivision? The key is in the detail, says architect Jerry Isles, who designed this home for a couple and their teenage daughter.

The open layout characteristic of modern tropical homes proved to be a perfect match for the homeowners, who expressed their preference for a “light and airy” atmosphere. Among their other requests are a big guest room and family room.

On the ground floor, the kitchen, living, and dining areas flow seamlessly. Wood furniture pieces complement the dark window frames, while the glass doors with sliding insect screen doors lead to the landscaped garden outside. Tall windows allow natural light to come in, making it unnecessary to turn on the lights during the day, except in the toilet and bath areas. Architect Isles considers this a big advantage, plus, it also eliminates the need for air conditioning particularly in the living and dining areas.

From the outside, the façade, which boasts of eye-catching detail, combines wood and limestone to create a beautiful contrast. Without a main gate, the floating staircase and neatly trimmed garden leading to the huge swing door set the stage for the home’s frontage.

As far as the homeowners are concerned, the best part about living in a tropical-themed home is being able to enjoy the view from wherever they are inside the house. And it’s just the way they like it.

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