Today JohnsonMalaysia.com visited a 100 years old traditional Malay timber house. The Malay traditional house is an excellent functional architecture. Malaysia, in general, we have 13 states and each state with her unique architecture.
The master builder of these houses takes extreme care of the design which the blueprint in their minds. The timber is from the rich tropical rain forest. The rain forest offers hardwood timber with high density like Chengal (Neobalanocarpus heimii) which this house is made from. The master builders design in such interlocking system with a dowel join, in Malay known as “Pasak”.
The builder usually will take the measure of house ladyfingers tip to tip to design the house kitchen. The house will have the mother pillar which in tradition needs certain ritual ceremony before beginning construction. To know more about traditional Malay house join tours with JohnsonMalaysia.com
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