Azril Amir Jaafar
Principal
VERITAS Architects Sdn Bhd.

Azril Amir Jaafar studied architecture at the University of Manchester, UK and went on to gain early professional exposure at Brock Carmichael Architects in Liverpool, Holford Associates in Manchester and TR Hamzah & Yeang in Kuala Lumpur before joining VERITAS in 1999.

Azril is a corporate member of Malaysian Institute of Architects and a Green Building Index Facilitator. His professional development growth has been in-parallel with the growth of the company. Azril became Senior Architect in 2004, an Associate in 2007 and in 2009 he was promoted to become a Principal of VERITAS Design Group.

Azril’s interest in architecture and passion for producing outstanding design has resulted in many competitions wins and design awards. This includes the new PKNS Headquarters Architectural Competition (2010), CNBC / Arabian Properties Quality Award for the most outstanding / creative design (2007), Dubai Islamic Bank Headquarters Architectural Competition (2006), Putrajaya Precinct 4G Architectural competition (2000), National Library Singapore (1999), CDM Competition, Salford, England (1998), International Student Design Competition, Korea (1997). Many of his works have been published in the local and international publications.

In 2011, Azril was selected for the prestigious “30 under 40” list of leading young architects in Malaysia compiled by the Malaysian Institute of Architects and he has spoken at various events especially on design and sustainable architecture.