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Take a look at this modern home in Janda Baik Forest, Pahang

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This is part of an ExpatGo editorial series featuring creative architecture in Malaysia and around Southeast Asia. 

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Nestled in the Janda Baik forest in Pahang at the foothill of Genting Highlands is a private residence built on gentle slope. The idea was to design a simple, unassuming, and modern house within the lush greenery of the forest.

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The resulting Deck House is a 4,000 square feet, 2 1/2 storey house that built with steel, glass and timbre.

The terrace

The deck, which is the highlight of the house, is is supported by a steel structure and designed to be an ‘infinity deck’, bringing the occupants close enough to touch the trees. The Master bedroom also opens to an outdoor terrace.

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Living area

Despite the modern steely look, the house functions as a traditional tropical house with a well lit interior space and has high ceilings with an in-built ventilation system of windows and louvers to allow hot air to escape. The numerous windows also allow for natural light to enter and gives the occupants a stunning view of the lush greenery outside.

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High ceilings with full-height windows

Kitchen


The Deck House

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Steel and timbre staircase

Surrounded by the forest

Tall glass panels

Outdoor area

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Kitchen

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Architect: Choo Gim Wah
Photographer: Kenneth Lim of Gray Studio

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