Lines of Sri Lanka | Retracing Geoffrey Bawa
Travel journal at SRI LANKA
the project of RETRACING GEOFFREY BAWA
human,lifestyle, culture and architecture!
This journal mainly focuses on
the old kingdom - ANURADHAPURA
By introducing the traditional architecture style of the Buddhist temple
where there is 4 different type of animal and ring of swam, ring of curvy leaves, frame
and centered by the lotus which resemble the importance of the culture in SRI LANKA
the first few sketches introducing the places i stay
the first one was the mudhouse
where there is not a fully enclosed wall but timber column that
introduce passive design of wind ventilation and daylighting factor.
The lifestyle which is the traditional Srilankan food of the mudhouse!
with the ingredient noted
then it come to my major study of this trip
the first and earliest stupa in Sri lanka!
there is a few stupa in Sri Lanka and same to other buildings
here i only highlighted some important building
the Twin Pond!
place for monk to bathe and it is considered as
the most advanced technology during that era
or even now?
where the filteration of the water are shown by using diagram
The man of the Sri Lanka architecture field
Mr. Geoffrey Bawa
who designed a lots of hotel and landscape in Sri Lanka
one of his famous project
the development of rubber estate into a villa and house
here is the office area where he allow the maximum view of greenary
and passive design to the building
his most famous hotel which get the bronze LEED award!
an elongated hotel design which is a best example of
there is a few elements i found out and here the sketches to show it
then come to the most excited part of the hotel which is the room
he used to stay
there is alot more sketches i produced~
but for ur better experience, visit the country!