Geoffrey Bawa – Architect in Sri Lanka

Geoffrey Bawa – Architect in Sri Lanka (Mimar Books, 1989) is the first major monograph of the Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa (1919–2003). The book presents Bawa’s principal works completed between the 1950s and early 1980s: housing design, gardens, schools, offices, hotels and public buildings. The introduction is by Brian Brace Taylor, the editor; there’s also an essay about Bawa’s architectural thinking by Barbara Sansoni.

The copy in stock is in excellent condition. There is only some minor shelf wear on the dust jacket.

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Geoffrey Bawa – Architect in Sri Lanka is the first major monograph of the Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa (1919–2003). Bawa was known for his pioneering work for so-called tropical modernism and he was awarded The Chairman’s Award of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in recognition of a lifetime’s achievement in 2001.

The Geoffrey Bawa monograph presents in-depth coverage of Bawa’s principal works completed between the 1950s and early 1980s. The showcased projects include housing design, gardens, schools, offices, hotels and public buildings. The book also contains an introduction by Brian Brace Taylor, the editor; a statement by the architect; and an essay about Bawa’s architectural thinking by Barbara Sansoni.

The copy in stock is in excellent condition. There is only some minor shelf wear on the dust jacket.

 

Weight 1152 g
Dimensions 27.4 × 24.9 × 2.0 cm
Editor(s)

Brian Brace Taylor

Publisher

A Mimar Book | Butterworth Architecture

Publishing year

1986, 1989

Edition

2nd impression

Language

Images

 architectural drawings, colour photos

Binding

Hardcover

Condition

Number of pages

182

ISBN

0-408-50044-1