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Modern Tropical Style for a Family Home in Davao

Gatchi and Larcy Gatchalian, owners of Blugré Coffee, welcome us into their beautiful house

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Original Article: Tisha Alvarez Angluben Photography: Miguel Nacianceno Styling: Issa Villar Ching Architect: Patrick Tan Interior Designer: Wilan Dayrit and Leah Lazana

Gatchi Gatchalian and Larcy Diaz are best known for founding Blugré Coffee, the home of durian coffee. As they celebrated the 10th anniversary of their popular cafe in 2008, they also moved into this modern tropical house.

Designed by architect Patrick Tan and interior designers Wilan Dayrit and Leah Lazana, the family home is unique because it does not have a living area! Instead of a living area, the first floor is completed with a spacious kitchen and dining area. 

Read the original article ("Look Ma... No Living Room!") in the March 2008 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App. Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details.

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