Tagged: Geoffrey Bawa

Famed Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa’s magical Lunuganga pastoral estate a favourite with tourists 0

Famed Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa’s magical Lunuganga pastoral estate a favourite with tourists

The Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa, famed as the ‘father of tropical modernism’, still inspires worldwide acclaim 15 years after his death. The focus of this reverence is the magnificent Lunuganga pastoral estate near Bentota on the south-western littoral, which Bawa lovingly created over 50 years.

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Famed tropical modernism architect Geoffrey Bawa ‘inspired by the easy vibe of life in Sri Lanka’

There are examples of the genius of Geoffrey Bawa, Sri Lanka’s famed master of tropical modernism, throughout the island in the shape of boutique hotels and private houses. But perhaps his most cherished and long-lasting legacy will be Lunuganga, his own house and amazing ‘indoors-outdoors’ garden estate in Bentota.

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Five beautiful Geoffrey Bawa buildings in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s famed architect Geoffrey Bawa, renowned as the father of tropical modernism, is the subject of a great post on the Dutch airline KLM website entitled Five Beautiful Bawa Buildings in Sri Lanka.