Here are the 10 projects by Geoffrey Bawa that made him the pioneer of tropical modernism :

1. Sri Lankan Parliament Complex, Sri Lanka | Geoffrey Bawa

10 Projects by Geoffrey Bawa that made him the pioneer of Tropical Modernism - Sri Lankan Parliament Complex, Sri Lanka
The exterior viewed in the night – Sri Lankan Parliament Complex

Year: 1982
Type: Government Building
Location: Sri Lanka

2. The Strathspey Estate Bungalow, Sri Lanka

10 Projects by Geoffrey Bawa that made him the pioneer of Tropical Modernism - The Strathspey Estate Bungalow, Sri Lanka
The view of the water tower & entrance – The Strathspey Estate Bungalow

Year: 1960
Type: Residential
Location: Maskeliya, Sri Lanka

3. Kandalama Hotel, Sri Lanka

10 Projects by Geoffrey Bawa that made him the pioneer of Tropical Modernism - Kandalama Hotel, Sri Lanka
View of the man stairwell with an owl sculpture – The Kandalama Hotel, 1992

Year: 1992
Type: Hospitality
Location: Dambulla, Sri Lanka

4. The Ratnasivaratnam House, Sri Lanka | Geoffrey Bawa

10 Projects by Geoffrey Bawa that made him the pioneer of Tropical Modernism - The Ratnasivaratnam House, Sri Lanka
Interior view of the living area – Bhaudaloka Mawatha, Colombo

Year: 1979
Type: Residential
Location: Bhaudaloka Mawatha, Colombo

5. Steel Corporation Offices and Housing, Sri Lanka

10 Projects by Geoffrey Bawa that made him the pioneer of Tropical Modernism - Steel Corporation Offices and Housing, Sri Lanka
Side elevation of the house – Steel Corporation Offices and Housing

Year: 1969
Type: Commercial cum residence
Location: Oruwala, Sri Lanka

6. Geoffrey Bawa’s Town House, Sri Lanka

10 Projects by Geoffrey Bawa that made him the pioneer of Tropical Modernism - Geoffrey Bawa’s Town House, Sri Lanka
Sitting room’s view – Geoffrey Bawa’s Town House

Year: 1968
Type: Residential
Location: Columbo, Sri Lanka

7. Lighthouse Hotel, Sri Lanka

10 Projects by Geoffrey Bawa that made him the pioneer of Tropical Modernism - Lighthouse Hotel, Sri Lanka
Exterior view – Lighthouse Hotel

Year: 1997
Type: Hospitality
Location: Galle, Sri Lanka

8. Seema Malaka, Sri Lanka

 Seema Malaka, Sri Lanka
Front view of the temple – Seema Malaka

Year: 1978
Type: Religious
Location: Beira Lake, Sir James Pieris Mawatha, Colombo

9. Lunuganga, Bentota, Sri Lanka

Lunuganga, Bentota, Sri Lanka
Exterior of  Bawa’s house – Lunuganga, Bentota, Sri Lanka

Year: 1948-1998
Type: Residential
Location: Bentota, Sri Lanka

10. Heritage Madurai, India | Geoffrey Bawa

Heritage Madurai, India
View of semi-covered sitting in the resort – Heritage Madurai

Year: 1974
Type: Hospitality
Location: Madurai, India

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