Built around five acacia trees, the Keranji House is all about putting nature first

The rear part of Keranji House opens out to the gardens beyond. Photos: Arlene Chew

The general idea was to keep things simple, and be respectful of nature. The result: an open and “breathable” design built around existing acacia trees.

Keranji House, named after the lane it is situated on, is located in a dense housing area in Kuching, Sarawak. The original 1,114sq m plot of land came with five large acacia trees – one in front, two in the middle and two at the back.

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