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Malaysia

Rules Are Made To Be Broken

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.

Nature V Nurture: The Great Interior Debate

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.

A Peranakan-Style Apartment Finds Its Place In Singapore

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.

The Kasturi On Chendor Beach, Malaysia, Is Not Just A Resort

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.