TRADITIONAL BUILDINGS IN MIRI
Traditional village houses are mostly built of wood on high stilts to protect the family from flooding.
Traditional house with roof suited for tropical rain.
Houses are built on stilts or piles to avoid wild animals, thieves and floods - and under the hot sun children have a shaded playground.
A traditional house on stilts surrounded by plants in Miri on the Borneo island of Malaysia.
Since there is proper drainage, the ground floor can also be used for living.
The tasteful Durian fruit durio zibethinus.