The New Malaysian House

The New Malaysian House

Photographer: Albert Lim KS
This Malaysian architecture and design book is a wonderful source of new styles and ideas for those looking to add a distinctively tropical flair to their home.

The New Malaysian House is a collection of 25 contemporary houses that demonstrate a remarkable flowering of Malaysian design talent that has been germinating since the mid- 1980s. The striking architecture and interior design of the homes is showcased with over 450 stunning color photographs and 45 architectural drawings.

The houses range from luxury detached bungalows set in extensive tropical gardens to weekend retreats in the forest, from the gated communities springing up throughout Malaysia to extended family homes. All are distinguished by a singular quality of innovative design as the architects sought to explore new approaches for designing with the climate and in the cultural context of Malaysia.
  • Periplus Editions (HK) ltd. | 
  • 224 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780794604998 | 
  • May 2008

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