“Taking the cue of design from mother nature”
MJ Kanny Architect is a boutique-sized practice that is known for its Award-Winning Bungalow designs that are green, sustainable, and relevant in the tropics. They were ranked by top 10 Malaysia in 2018 for their innovative and fresh approach to designing residential projects that push the boundaries on the contemporary house typology and its interdependency on its environment, often taking the cue of design from mother nature itself.
MJ Kanny Architect was officially established in 2002, and it’s principal. Their experience has taught them how to handle small to large-scale projects from inception to completion, from design to project management to ensure their client’s needs are always met. They do not compromise in the design process and every project is looked at from a fresh point of view, creating architecture that is playful, adventurous, and sometimes experimental so that their projects can constantly evolve, creating unique buildings that spring from their client’s want and needs and lifestyle.
Services they offer:
- Master planning
- Project management
They specialize in sustainable residential projects, especially bungalows and houses where they work closely with their clients taking into consideration client’s lifestyles, aspirations, and dreams, and help clients realize the full potential of their property and what is possible when creative design, inquisitive experimentation, and research on the genius loci of the site is applied. They were voted as one of the top 10 architects here in Malaysia for our award-winning work by Top Ten Malaysia Magazine in 2018.
Also, their constant search and experimentation with architecture with a local identity has resulted in progressive design ideas that are both functional and innovative which has bagged them many awards in the last 26 years of experience in the construction and property development industry. Those namely are:
- MY GREEN HOME AWARD 2012
- PAM AWARD COLOUR ON BUILDING 7
- ASIA PACIFIC PROPERTY AWARDS 2019-2020
- PAM AWARD GOLD 2018
- PAM AWARDS SILVER 2019
- PAM AWARDS COMMENDATION 2019
Their work can be termed as a contemporary tropical style where there is a high degree of integration of the interiors and exteriors of the house to create a seamless indoor-outdoor lifestyle. They are involved from the inception all the up to the completion of the project together with input from the client and consultants and contractor to deliver what they hope is their client’s ultimate dream home.