Malaysian terrace houses transformed into homes that embrace nature


A leopard tree grows in the air-well at the Sleepers House, located in Taman Sri Hartamas, KL. Photos: Lin Ho

For those resigned to the fact that terrace houses have to bear with poor ventilation and daylight penetration, a new architecture book released recently will certainly change your mind.

Terrace Transformations In The Tropics by Atelier International, written by former professor of architecture Robert Powell, delves into 26 terrace houses in Peninsular Malaysia and how they have been reimagined to blend with nature and tap into its resources.

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