Malaysian woman with no design history builds dream home in under 30 days

Atiqah, with the help of Epic Homes and family and friends, built her home in just three weekends. Photos: Atiqah Nadiah Zailani

A few years ago, Atiqah Nadiah Zailani was set on buying a small apartment for RM500,000 in Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Before she could finalise the deal, she was sent on a job assignment to Tanzania.

She had to put her high-rise dream on the back-burner, but while in Africa, the Kuala Lumpur born and raised young lady saw an alternate way of living.

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