Residential Masterpieces 07: Geoffrey Bawa 33nd Lane / Lunuganga

Yoshio Futagawa

Publisher A.d.a. Edita Global Architectu

ISBN 9784871406321

Idea Code 10086

A representative figure of architecture in Sri Lanka Geoffrey Bawa was a virtuoso in the art of crafting a ‘paradise’. The works that he created until his death in 2003 have been an inspiration to architects not only in Sri Lanka but throughout Asian countries. Born in 1919 Bawa was a crossbreed, an embodiment of Sri Lanka’s history at the crossroads of Europe and Asia. This publication focuses on two of his own houses: his regular house in Colombo and his country house in Bentota.

84 p, ills colour & bw, 26 x 36 cm, pb, Japanese/English


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