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Situated within the grounds of the Bamboo Playhouse at the Perdana Botanical Gardens, this little structure offers free books to park visitors. The micro-library is made form bamboo culms and colourful polycarbonate sheets that protects the culms from the elements. It is built in conjunction with the capital city of Malaysia being named as the World Book Capital for the year 2020 by the Director-General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay on the 19th of September 2018.

Location: Perdana Botanical Gardens Kuala Lumpur
Completion Year: 2020
Size: 2.8m x 1.4m x 3.6m
Photography by GARISPXL.CO
Client: Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (CSR initiative by the architect)
Design team: Eleena Jamil, Bahirah Rahman, Yow Pei San, Cheah Zhi Bin
Builders: JR Jatidiri Sdn Bhd, Bamboo Jungkle Adventures