How cool is the Kampung House?

Updated: May 9

IEN shows detailed temperature measurements from Malaysian kampung houses and explains how to get a 2 degree Celsius cooler modern house by using a simple ventilation technique.

The measurements presented in this video are from this paper were presented at the 2012 International Network of Tropical Architecture (iNTA 2012):


RE-EVALUATING PASSIVE COOLING TECHNIQUES OF TRADITIONAL MALAY HOUSES IN MALAYSIA

Tetsu Kubota and Doris Hooi Chyee Toe

Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan (1-5-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, 739-8529 Hiroshima, Japan)

Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Malaysia


The slides shown in this short video are inserted here: