Sepang House by Eleena Jamil

Modern single household residence located in Selangor, Malaysia, designed by Eleena Jamil.

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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 differentiate totally 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 buildings, ceilings and the ground. All different surfaces are plastered and painted white. This strategy to materiality creates a richness of texture in the home – an fascinating background for modern household life.

The design of the home is pushed by the will for the primary dwelling areas to face the cool and shaded northerly facet and the backyard. To be able to obtain this, areas are organized alongside a pair of central brick backbone partitions. Staircases are organised between these backbone partitions. The primary areas reminiscent of 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 primary dwelling areas on the bottom flooring are immediately related to a big outside terrace that cantilevers over the pool. The grasp and attic bedrooms are additionally related to terraces. They mediate between the within and out of doors areas and supply the occupants with shaded cool areas outdoor, a necessity within the scorching humid local weather of the tropics.

Images by Marc Tey Ge Wai

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