WHAT ARE YOU READING?
Duangrit Bunnag is an architect who often appears on the social pages of glossies. His work focuses on the symbiosis between humans and ecology, and he believes that humans should conform to the law of the environment. For instance, he believes that people in tropical countries should be able to live _ meaning to complain less or stop complaining about _ the plus-30C temperature and avoid a dependence on Western-style architecture conceived for a 24C environment. That will obviate the use of air conditioning and lessen climate problems.
To live in the tropics, he says, dwellers need to sweat a little, and when it rains, they simply have to wipe the droplets off _ and not just be cushioned in a bubble of air-conditioned buildings.
When it comes to reading, Duangrit is eclectic. Let's see what's on his desk and bedside table at the moment.
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