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Geoffrey Bawa

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1919–2003).

English-educated Sri Lankan architect and lawyer, he made his name with an architecture in which modern techniques and concerns were judiciously mixed with Sri Lankan...

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Geoffrey Bawa

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(1919–2003).

English-educated Sri Lankan architect and lawyer, he made his name with an architecture in which modern techniques and concerns were judiciously mixed with Sri Lankan...

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Bawa, Geoffrey

John Musgrove.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art. 767 words.

(b Colombo, 1919; d Colombo, May 27, 2003).

Sri Lankan architect. He studied English literature at the University of Cambridge and was admitted to the Bar in 1943. After some...

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Bawa, Geoffrey (1919–2003)

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 186 words.

(1919–2003).

English-educated Sri Lankan architect and lawyer, he made his name with an architecture in which modern techniques

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Bawa, Geoffrey (1919–2003)

in The Oxford Companion to Architecture

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 342 words.

a leading figure in the Sinhalese cultural renaissance in the wake of national independence in 1949.

Bawa’s architecture came

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Bawa, Geoffrey (1919–2003)

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 150 words.

his architecture mixed modern techniques with Sri Lankan *vernacular themes. The da Silva house, Colombo (1962) was

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Built Space, Environment, Modernism: (Re)reading ‘Tropical Modern’ Architecture

Tariq Jazeel.

in Sacred Modernity

September 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 11538 words.

This first chapter of Part II (on tropical modern architecture) introduces Sri Lanka's tropical modern architectural style and the kinds of environmental experience it aims to afford users....

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