Angular concrete shell encloses interior gardens at The Window House by Formzero

A faceted concrete shell punctuated by openings of varying sizes wraps around this house in Kuala Lumpur, which contains pockets of interior landscaping that create private outdoor spaces. Local studio Formzero designed The Window House for a hillside site on the edge of a forest overlooking the Malaysian capital. The architects’ initial thoughts were to

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Gabled blocks overlook a koi pond at Fabian Tan’s Knikno House in Malaysia

A pair of perpendicular gabled structures with contrasting concrete and white-painted surfaces face onto a rear garden and pond at this house in the Malaysian city of Petaling Jaya by local architect Fabian Tan. Tan’s Kuala Lumpur-based studio designed the semi-detached Kninko House for a young family on a plot in the former satellite city

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Fabian Tan’s Ittka House is designed to offer respite from Malaysian heat

This Kuala Lumpur home has bedrooms with corners that slide open, an indoor tree and voids between the floors to make the interior feel more like an outdoor space (+ slideshow). Ittka House was designed by Kuala Lumpur-based architect Fabian Tan for a couple in their 30s, and replaces a more traditional terraced house on […]

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Tropical Box house in Kuala Lumpur is wrapped in a concrete “egg crate”

Malaysian studio WHBC Architects wrapped this house with a gridded concrete facade, designed to create privacy while providing a frame for tropical plants to grow around the building (+ slideshow). Called Tropical Box, the 670-square-metre house was built on a sloping site behind the condominiums and private houses of Demansara Heights in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s […]

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