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Presentation Bawa

Presentation Bawa

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Published by ramu velusamy

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Published by: ramu velusamy on Jun 06, 2010
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Geoffrey Bawa 1919 2003 is the most renowned architect in Sri Lanka and was
among the most influential architects in southeast Asia in the last decades of
the 20th century
Principal force behind what is today known globally as tropical modernism
Born in 1919 to wealthy parents of mixed European and Ceylonese descent
He was educated at the prestigious Royal College
after which he studied English
( )
at Cambridge University gaining a BA English Literature Tripods and went on
, .
to study law at Middle Temple London becoming a Barrister in 1944
Returning to Ceylon after the war he started working for a Colombo Law firm But
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soon he left to travel for two years almost settling in Italy
Architecture at the age of 38

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