Context and Identity : A Contemporary Practice of Sri Lankan Modern Architecture - A Lecture by Channa Daswatte

Wed 28 Oct - Wed 28 Oct' 15

Daswatte started with a comprehensive intro to Sri Lankan architecture, followed by some his best works in this lecture at Chhayanaut on 28th October, 2015.

Public Lecture 8 Works by Channa Daswatte

From Minnette De Silva to his own works, Channa Daswatte portrayed a full picture of the modern architecture of Sri Lanka and how it took turns and evolved to become to gain its own identity. The elaborate presentation comprised with various architectural works by Sri Lankan masters like Geoffrey Bawa and Anjalendran with whom he has worked with for many years, followed by his own works. The lecture concluded with a mesmerizing time-lapse video of his own residence showing how it behaves in different times of a day.

Bengal Institute Lecture Series: Public Lecture – 8
Originally recorded on 28 October, 2015 at Chhayanaut Auditorium, Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Organized by Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscapes and Settlements in association with the Bengal Foundation ©Bengal Foundation 2015

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