SRI LANKA: THE NEW ASIAN HOUSE
Asia heritage residences
An episode from the series A HOUSE OF ITS TIME
Geoffrey Bawa’s fusion of colonial and local architectures gave birth to Tropical Modernism and was indicative of a new independent Sri Lanka. The best example is his clever use of light and space in a stable turned into a weekend home.
Following in his mentor's footsteps, his apprentice, now a successful architect in his own right, built a home which pays homage to the past but looks to the future at the same time.