Geoffrey Bawa’s scaping in nature
The Srilankan architect Geoffrey Bawa (1919-2003) was a master in integrating his buildings with the landscape, the inside with the outside. The most impressive example is his Kandalama Hotel near Sigiriya.
August 2005, by Karolien Bais
Moved by the work of the renowned Srilankan brothers Geoffrey and Bevis Bawa, I started exploring the landscaping in Asia. Finding exquisite examples was easy, whether it was in the palace gardens of the ancient Mughal Empire or in the urban parks of the modern megalopolis.
City dotted with public green