Sri Lanka’s famous architect and our big surprise
Geoffrey Bawa (1919-2003) is Sri Lanka’s most renowned architect. His style is called ‘tropical modernism’. Some main characteristics of his work are:
- concern with nature and natural setting, he wanted his buildings to blend with the environment
- use of local material, ecologically sound designIn Colombo we visited Seema Malaka temple. Today, we are going to see one of several hotels designed by Geoffrey Bawa: the Blue Water Hotel on the west coast, near Colombo built in 1996–1998. Visiting the hotel came with a very pleasant surprise:
We were told that around 300 guests had been invited to this wedding.
This outfit was stunning and the young woman agreed to pose for me!!!!
What a wonderful gift for my blog and a great way to end our trip to Sri Lanka!
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