An unusual move sees the main staircase within Makio House in Kuala Lumpur located in the centre of the open-plan living spaces. Yet clad in timber that extends upwards, it becomes a feature in its own right.
Architect Fabian Tan harks to primal affinities instead of adhering to the status quo in renovating Bewboc House, a suburban terrace in Kuala Lumpur.
In its own way, shape, and form, each of these kitchens from the 2019 Habitus House of the Year selection is an intuitive – not to mention beautiful – articulation of its user’s lifestyle and needs.
These are our favourite living spaces from Habitus House of The Year showcasing clever, and considered, connection to nature. Which is your pick? Have your say for the People’s Choice Awards by voting now.
These kitchens from the inaugural Habitus House of the Year selection showcase a space that is not only open and inviting, but clever in their design, configuration and use of natural light.
Could rethinking the form of function of the humble window completely redefine how we connect our homes with nature, preserve privacy and maximise our interior space? Malaysian-based architects Formzero prove yes.
Away from the commercial pressure of high-yield architecture, Formwerkz Architects revisits the laid-back charms of living and socialising out of a box in the tropics of Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
The Peranakan style, with its blend of Chinese and Malay influences, carries a distinct allure that has stood the test of time. With this apartment, Linear Space Concepts has combined traditional Peranakan elements with new ideas to create a gorgeous home that stands out from the rest.
For Hijjas and Angela Kasturi, bringing architecture, culture and conservation together is their passion. With The Kasturi, a 5-Star beach resort on the east coast of Malaysia, they have achieved the seemingly impossible – combining luxury and authenticity.