This East Malaysian house showcases beauty in the ordinary

The Borneo Mansion in Kuching, Sarawak, by Design Network Architects, is inspired by the Bornean landscape. Photos: Lin Ho

Nestled in a neighbourhood of terrace houses built in the 1950s in Kuching, Sarawak, the Borneo Mansion’s arresting facade is a standout.

But ostentatious it is certainly not. Embracing its green surroundings, the double-storey house is designed to capture the ethereal quality of the Bornean ambience.

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