The Bawa Triangle
The Legacy of Geoffrey Bawa is immortal. To this date his masterpieces amaze the world and inspire thousands of young aspiring architects. Embedded in his work are snippets of clues that gives you a hint of his character, his inspiration and what kept his spark alive. Understand the legend, appreciate the art and inspire your senses on our quest to find Bawa and his circle of arts aficionados.
Our starting point is at the stunning Brief Garden by Bevis Bawa, brother to Geoffrey. At Brief, learn about the early life of Bawa and understand his inspiration. Then, travel to the beautiful Lunuaganga, his country home where we deep dive into his work and understand the concept of tropical modernism. At the end of the tour, enjoy a scrumptious lunch with a scenic view across the garden. Our last stop for the day is at Bentota Beach Hotel; one of his best commercial work. Here, delve into the art circles he associated with including icons like Barbara Sansoni. Laki Senanayake, Ismath Raheem, Dominic Sansoni and Ena De Silva. At the end of the tour, enjoy a light beverage.
Only Tour : USD 202 per adult
Supplement for tour with a chartered architect : USD 187 per adult
Road Transfer USD 67 (per vehicle)
Number of guests : Minimum 2 and Maximum 15
Duration: Full day (6 hrs)
Suitable for children: Yes, if they are interested in architecture.
Meeting time: 9 AM
Includes: Entrance to Brief Garden, entrance and lunch at Lunuganga, Bentota Beach Hotel tour, a soft beverage at Bentota Beach Hotel.
Things to Know :
If cancelled before 7 days there is no cancellation charges
Bookings cancelled between 7 – 2 days prior to the tour, 50% cancellation applies
Booking cancelled within 48 hours before the tour, full cancellation applies