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Surabaya’s Residential : How Tropical Modernism Applied in Indonesia

Tropical modernism is likely to emerge in parts of Asia in the 1940s and 50s when modern architects adapted popular designs during the British Empire to build practical and affordable homes. Heavy furnishing and window treatments were replaced with louvered walls and windows to facilitate cross ventilation and breezy interiors.

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