Two Malaysian houses whose unique roof designs are inspired by the canopy of rain trees


Working on the complex roof structure of the Falanchity House was like carving out a piece of sculpture, says the architect. Photos: MJ Kanny Architect

The two homes cascade gently over the slope, almost as if cuddling the land they rest on.

What stands out are the roof structures – which wrap firmly yet fluidly over the houses – and how the overall design is inspired by the surrounding rain trees.

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