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Climatic design of the traditional Malay house to meet the requirements of modern living

  title={Climatic design of the traditional Malay house to meet the requirements of modern living},
  author={Kamarul Syahril Kamal and Lilawati Abdul Wahab and Asmalia Che Ahmad},
Repeated calls for a distinct tropical architecture are being made based on the simple reason that the weather in tropical countries, such as Malaysia, is vastly different from that of countries in Europe and North America where the majority of today’s architectural innovations and movements originate. Until the advent of air conditioning, all buildings in Malaysia has been designed with particular regard to local tropical climatic conditions. With greater global awareness of the environment… 

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