Geoffrey Bawa’s house – and more – in Colombo

Top image: Seema Malaka Buddhist temple designed by Geoffrey Bawa, 1979, Colombo.
Photo: 5 October 2014, Ian Were.

[A few images of buildings – including his own house, office and a shrine – designed or renovated by Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa (1919-2003); Colombo, 5 to 6 October 2014]  Click to enlarge

Paradise Road’s Gallery Cafe, villa which formerly housed the offices of architect Geoffrey Bawa, Colombo. 5 October, 2014.

Geoffrey Bawa’s town house, 1960-69; 33rd Lane, Bagatelle Rd, Colombo. Run by the Geoffrey Bawa Trust the buildings house art and artifacts from Bawa’s collection. 6 Octobber, 2014.

Geoffrey Bawa’s town house, 1960-69; 33rd Lane, Bagatelle Rd, Colombo. 6 October, 2014.

Top floor, Geoffrey Bawa’s town house, 1960-69; 33rd Lane, Bagatelle Rd, Colombo. 6 October, 2014.

Seema Malaka Buddhist temple on Beira Lake designed by Geoffrey Bawa, 1979, Colombo. After the original 19th century version slowly sunk into the water, Bawa was commissioned to redesign it.

Buddhist engagement ceremony at Seema Malaka Buddhist temple on Beira Lake designed by Geoffrey Bawa, 1979, Colombo, 5 October 2014.

 

 

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