Azril Amir Jaafar
Principal
VERITAS Design Group
 

Azril Amir Jaafar graduated from the University of Manchester, UK. He worked at Brock Carmichael Architects in Liverpool, Holford Associates in Manchester and TR Hamzah and 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 tandem with the growth of the company; he 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 won VERITAS many awards and competitions. This includes ASEAN Energy award 2018, National Energy awards 2018, Cityscape Global awards, Dubai (2017), PAM Gold award (2017), 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 work have been published in local and international publications.

He has spoken widely on design and sustainable architecture. In 2011 he was selected as one of the leading young architects in Malaysia, in a ‘30 under 40’ shortlist compiled by the Malaysian Institute of architects.