Old village home - A photograph image of a typical traditional Malay wooden thatched house in a village of malaysia, southeast asia, showing ethnic style architecture of stilted house. such old vintage rural timber houses are built to stay cool in hot humid weather, prevents flood waters from entering the house, and prevents wild creatures like snakes and scorpions from getting into the residence. Pointed roof for easy runoff of rainwater in wet weather. Horizontal format, nobody in picture. Taken in lush tropical setting of gardens with trees, in the state of Kedah, Malaysia, southeast asia.