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Malaysia

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.

A House Made Of Views

The enfolding slatted envelope of Damansara House, by Endeavour Land Sdn Bhd, in Kuala Lumpur means that, even when the screens are closed, the views are still open.

Living On Higher Ground

Fabian Tan recasts the barn as a lofty living space with Knikno House, a two-storey home in Malaysia.

A Concrete House Finds a Home in the Tropics

Designed by WHBC Architects, the Chempenai House is a four-bedroom family home with modular tendencies, which sits lightly on the land. Adele Chong visits the concrete dwelling in Kuala Lumpur’s Damansara Heights and discovers a resourcefully crafted abode that toes the line between inside and outside.

Fashioning Fabric – Grace Tan

She is originally from Malaysia, but these days Grace Tan calls Singapore home. It is here that she is pushing the limits of fashion design. Darlene Smyth asked her about her work and about what inspires her in her new home town.

Meeting the people behind Secret Gardens

Secret Gardens’ talented and experienced team has enjoyed tremendous success over the past 18 years. This month Secret Gardens talks to Habitusliving.com about their garden design company’s evolution and give you a chance to win a magazine subscription by liking their brand new Facebook page.