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1.2KDesign & Architecture
8 of our favourite architecture features in 2016
Let's take a look back at some of our favourite architecture features from around Southeast Asia.
2.7KCulture & Religion
A lovely legacy: 5 examples of European influence in Malaysian architecture
Many parts of the country have seen traders from Arabia, China, Africa, India and neighbouring Southeast Asian countries as well as European...
2.8KDesign & Architecture
This stunning six-level jungle escape in Bali is made almost entirely out of bamboo
The Sharma Springs is a jungle fantasy escape for the Sharma family which overlooks the Ayung river valley in Bali and is...
1.1KDesign & Architecture
This beautiful bare brick home in Vietnam is part of an affordable houses project
The house is part of the Affordable Houses research project where architects create enjoyable living spaces for middle-income families around Vietnam.
1.4KDesign & Architecture
The X-Float: Floating hotel rooms on Thailand’s River Kwai
The X-Float is a hybrid of vernacular and modern architecture, combining the simple technology of a raft and making it a liveable...
684Design & Architecture
Check out this serene boutique resort perched on a hill on Koh Samui, Thailand
This is part of an ExpatGo editorial series featuring creative architecture designs in Malaysia and the rest of Southeast Asia. On the east...
1.5KDesign & Architecture
Check out this gorgeous bamboo pavilion in the Perdana Botanical Gardens
Right along the edge of the lake, this open structure was inspired by traditional vernacular structures called wakaf, found originally in villages...
4.3KDesign & Architecture
Check out this bold concrete house with an outdoor terrace and pool in Sepang, Selangor
The Sepang House features a mix of materials that provides an interesting background for contemporary family life.
1.3KDesign & Architecture
Made of concrete but one with the forest: check out ‘Tropical Box House’
A seemingly heavy concrete box, it touches the ground lightly, places itself among the trees and encourages the enduring landscape to grow...
3.1KDesign & Architecture
Take a look at this staggering clay brick house with pool and verandah in Bukit Damansara
Located in Bukit Damansara, the '8D house' was built for a two generational family and includes resort-like facilities and green sustainable features.