50 Wonders | Haziq Ariffin: Salinger House, Malaysia

Haziq Ariffin_architectural assistant at MICA_Office-2019

As our anniversary series continues, Building Design’s Architect of the Year, Mica, nominates architectural assistant Haziq Ariffin to pick his Wonder

Wonder: Salinger House, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1992

Architect: Jimmy Lim

Nominator: Haziq Ariffin, Mica

When I was an architecture student in Malaysia I often aspired to reinterpret traditional building methods and philosophies in my designs. I had a vague idea of the vernacular I was looking for but it really crystallised after visiting a residential project by Jimmy Lim. That visit prompted me to look further and that was when I stumbled on his Salinger House.

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