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...
in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 186 words.
English-educated Sri Lankan architect and lawyer, he made his name with an architecture in which modern techniques
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
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
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....