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Bawa: The Sri Lanka Gardens

Bawa: The Sri Lanka Gardens

by David Robson
     
 

The work of architect Geoffrey Bawa achieved a unique fusion of vernacular style, modern construction, and the tropical landscape of Sri Lanka. Although his architectural work and its influence have been well documented, less attention has been paid to his work on gardens. His most famous garden is the one he created for himself at his estate, Lunuganga, and it is

Overview

The work of architect Geoffrey Bawa achieved a unique fusion of vernacular style, modern construction, and the tropical landscape of Sri Lanka. Although his architectural work and its influence have been well documented, less attention has been paid to his work on gardens. His most famous garden is the one he created for himself at his estate, Lunuganga, and it is matched only by the nearby garden of his brother, Bevis, who was also an architect and designer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500514467
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
04/27/2009
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

David Robson was Professor of Architecture at the University of Brighton and Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore. He lives in Britain and Sri Lanka.

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