BluPrint’s final tropical architecture book: Indigenous wisdom in the 21st century

We visited our Southeast Asian neighbors, countries with weather like the Philippines, to rediscover tropical architecture

Dr. Tan Loke Mun devotes his attention to every nook and cranny in the S11 House

What immediately strikes us as we enter the gates of the house at Seksyen 11 is its size. As we were ushered in, the muggy city heat that permeated our systems had dissipated. It’s a

Fabian Tan transforms the Ittka House into a brighter and cooler abode

It had been a gloomy day during BluPrint’s visit to Fabian Tan‘s Ittka House, with dark clouds hinting at the possibility of rain. Which was why it was mystifying to see the house’s interiors

This open house is a breezy sanctuary within Kuala Lumpur’s city center

Only three hundred houses or so populate “Malaysia’s Beverly Hills,” an upscale residential area nestled in hills overlooking Kuala Lumpur—Bukit Nanas, Bukit Bintang, and Bukit Tunku. Of the three, Bukit Tunku remains the suburban

Seshan Design fulfills the needs of a multigenerational household

The house Seshan Design has crafted is a two-storey concrete box in a street of aging, clay tile-roofed bungalows, an outlier in one of the older residential  suburbs of Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. The west-facing

This Terracotta House enables a family’s modern lifestyle

The Terracotta House stands out like a sore thumb. The monolithic form elevates it from its neighbors, the majority of which are bungalows with pitched roofs. Clay tiles held together by steel rods wrap