Khoo Kongsi The most dazzling of George Town’s collection of ornate clanhouses.

Petronas Towers The steel-wrapped twin towers are the poster children of contemporary architecture in Malaysia.

Putrajaya A showcase for Malaysian urban planning and its vaulting architectural ambition.

Marina Bay Sands An astonishing feat of engineering that’s a Singaporean showstopper.

Baba House One of Singapore’s best-preserved Peranakan heritage homes.

Stadthuys Melaka landmark that’s believed to be the oldest Dutch building in Asia.

Istana Lama This beautiful black hardwood palace is perched on 99 pillars.