The Homify guide to designing a Malaysian bungalow

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The Homify guide to designing a Malaysian bungalow

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Nilai Spring Bungalow:  Houses by LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT
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Bungalows are great looking single-storey homes and offer space, style, and simply a comfortable setting for any day. This ideabook is focused on bungalows and how great they are. You can find professional architects in Malaysia to help you achieve the dream of your perfect bungalow property. Li A’Laf Architects are one of the leading architects that offer services in the commercial and residential sectors. Their services include but are not limited to 3D Design, architectural drawings, architectural design, house restorations, house plans, kitchen renovations and planning, as well as sustainable designs.

Benefits of owning a bungalow:  

  • One storey bungalows are perfect for seniors as they don’t need to walk up and down a staircase
  • Accommodates mobility impaired because all the access is on one floor with space for

wheelchairs to move freely

  • Safer for children because the absence of stairs eliminates unfortunate accidents
  • Open plan for better entertainment with guests and family
  • More privacy thanks to the large plot which separates neighbors from each other
  • It’s flexible enough to add more additions later on  

Commonly known for their single storey design

Bungalows are commonly recognized for their single storey design; however, in some cases, the properties can also be built with another level, hence a double storey. They offer wide floor spaces and double volume and are great for the countryside.  

Perfect the design

Nilai Spring Bungalow:  Houses by LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT
LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT

Nilai Spring Bungalow

LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT

One of the most important things to consider about a bungalow is the actual design. Many of these buildings are modern-looking and incorporate large glass walls allowing generous sunlight to come in. The design also has to accommodate for a few things, which include, the number of residents to live there, and living spaces of a decent size so that it isn’t too large or too tiny.  

Blend in with the rest of the property grounds

Nilai Spring Bungalow:  Houses by LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT
LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT

Nilai Spring Bungalow

LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT

Bungalows should blend in with the rest of the property grounds seamlessly. With that in mind, it’s important then to add a beautiful garden setup that will complement the place. Architects often use glass as the main feature of a bungalow as this connects the building to the outdoors which is important for the design and the overall look.   

Extend to the outdoors

Interior Renovation:  Garden by LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT
LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT

Interior Renovation

LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT

In keeping with blending nature, some architects choose to design a patio space that provides a gorgeous looking entertainment area.   

A touch of rustic essentials

Interior Renovation:  Living room by LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT
LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT

Interior Renovation

LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT

When working with a smaller space as seen here, this creative décor displays that sense of rustic living. The art, along with the wood furniture diverts you from the sense that the room is on the small side.   

Just a hint of parking and vehicles

Nilai Spring Bungalow:  Houses by LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT
LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT

Nilai Spring Bungalow

LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT

Many architects prefer to “hide” the parking section to keep the look and feel of nature that comes with bungalow living.   

Merging open spaces

Seamless merging of Living Room and Dining Room:  Living room by LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT
LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT

Seamless merging of Living Room and Dining Room

LI A'ALAF ARCHITECT

Here’s a nice example of that open-plan living mentioned earlier. See how beautiful it looks and is fantastic for entertaining guests.

Another great thing about bungalows is that architects in Malaysia can help you build one suited to your lifestyle and needs. From classic chic, to rustic countryside, you can get the perfect one for you and your family.   

Bungalows always feature beautiful facades, so have a look at this ideabook for some ideas and inspiration.   

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