Miami Beach Visual Arts

The Wolfsonian-FIU Invites You to a Book Signing on The Tropical Modern House

The Wolfsonian-FIU Invites You to a Book Signing on The Tropical Modern HouseFriday, April 29, 6pm – The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach

Designer and journalist Raul A. Barreneche will sign copies of his new book The Tropical Modern House (2011). The book offers a visual tour of some of the most ambitious examples of residential design, in some of the most breathtaking settings in the world: Hawaii, Brazil, Costa Rica, India, the Caribbean, and more. These luxurious homes, designed by the likes of Terence Riley, Luis Pons, Jaya Kader Zebede, Christian Liaigre, Wolfgang Ludes, and Isay Weinfeld, among many others, experiment with combining modern technology and exotic local materials.