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Essence of Place: Making Local Architecture
Essence of Place: Making Local Architecture
Essence of Place: Making Local Architecture
Essence of Place: Making Local Architecture
Essence of Place: Making Local Architecture
Essence of Place: Making Local Architecture
Essence of Place: Making Local Architecture

Essence of Place: Making Local Architecture

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ISBN 978-1-911339-51-9
Paperback
24 x 17 cm
192 pages
Release date May 2024

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Essence of Place: Making Local Architecture is the first book by Malaysian architect Eleena Jamil of Eleena Jamil Architect (EJA), one of Malaysia’s leading practices. The book emphasises the importance of rooting projects to place by way of exploring the experiential potential of form, material and construction and a concern for the environmental, social and economic aspects of sustainability.

This book contains images of EJA’s work as well as essays by Jamil on the motivations behind, and influences on, her practice – including the importance of place and the vernacular local architecture of Malaysia – and how her work is situated within contextbased design as a whole.