Positioned in Selangor, Malaysia, this up to date two-storey residence was designed in 2015 by Eleena Jamil.
Description by Eleena Jamil
The Sepang Home is outlined by a big sheltering roof with deep overhangs, shaded terraces and balconies alongside its edges. It makes use of uncooked concrete, bricks and wooden to develop a cloth language that echoes its tropical setting. Totally different supplies are used to tell apart completely different parts of the home. For instance, uncooked uncovered concrete is used for all exterior partitions, bricks for backbone partitions that runs alongside the centre of the home, and timber for roof constructions, ceilings and the ground. All different surfaces are plastered and painted white. This method to materiality creates a richness of texture in the home – an attention-grabbing background for up to date household life.
The design of the home is pushed by the will for the primary dwelling areas to face the cool and shaded northerly side and the backyard. As a way to obtain this, areas are organized alongside a pair of central brick backbone partitions. Staircases are organised between these backbone partitions. The principle areas akin to dwelling, eating, visitor and grasp bedrooms organized to the north of the backbone partitions, whereas the kitchen and different bedrooms to the south. Openings within the backbone partitions and a number of double peak volumes create alternatives for visible and acoustic connections inside the home and outdoor, making the home really feel extra intimate and heat.
The principle dwelling areas on the bottom flooring are immediately linked to a big out of doors terrace that cantilevers over the pool. The grasp and attic bedrooms are additionally linked to terraces. They mediate between the within and out of doors areas and supply the occupants with shaded cool areas outside, a necessity within the sizzling humid local weather of the tropics.
Pictures by Marc Tey Ge Wai