The Brief Garden of Bevis Bawa
Bon vivants and brothers: the artist Bevis and the architect Geoffrey. This talented offspring of upper-class Ceylon in the early 20th century beautified the world with legendary buildings, paintings and the illustrious Brief Garden.
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