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Building With The Orang Asli

Featured in Habitus 23 (on sale now), the Orang Asli villages in Malaysia employ unique and fascinating methods to construct their dwellings. In this video, we see how they build a communal toilet and shower in a Jahut village in Pahang, Malaysia

Building a communal toilet and shower with a Orang Asli community in a Jahut village, Pahang, Malaysia.

The project is a hybrid of exchange of knowledge and skill between traditional and modern.

A simple modern support is provided to be the backbone for the indigenous crafts.

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