The traditional Malay house

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9789676533418: The traditional Malay house

This book deals with the concept, structure and function of the traditional Malay house. It is an introduction to the architecture of the two basic types of traditional Malay house--the long-roofed and pyramidal-roofed house. A remarkable feature of these two types of house was that they were built without a single nail. They were built in harmony with their natural environment.

Although the traditional timber Malay house is being superseded by modern brick architecture, there is evidence of a return to and an appreciation of traditional architecture in contemporary buildings.

The detailed illustrations, attractive photographs and simple text will serve as a good introduction to traditional Malay architecture. This book will contribute towards preserving this part of the national cultural heritage.

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