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New PDF release: Anjalendran: Architect of Sri Lanka

By David Robson,Waruna Gomis

ISBN-10: 0804840385

ISBN-13: 9780804840385

This fantastically illustrated e-book showcases the works of 1 of Sri Landa's such a lot influential architects—Anjaledran, an ethnic Tamil and visionary artist.

During the prior 25 years of civil conflict in Sri Lanka, Anjalendran has stayed on, growing structure that has attracted curiosity around the complete Indian subcontinent. In Anjalendran, David Robson explores this specified guy and his unusual imaginative and prescient. Anjalendran's constructions have an easy directness and even though completely smooth in spirit, they recognize the wealthy layout traditions of Sri Lanka. even if operating with considerable budgets or at all-time low expense (like his SOS kid's Village orphanages), his paintings focuses not just on artistic constructions, but—:a los angeles Frank Lloyd Wright—:also their landscaping, furnishings and decoration.

Just as attention-grabbing because the structure is the method in which Anjalendran works—:from domestic, by no means utilizing greater than 4 scholar assistants, without place of work, no secretary, no motor vehicle and no mobile phone. He operates with out a checking account and hasn't ever signed a freelance with both a shopper or a builder. With wonderful colour photos, plan info and behind-the-scenes insights, Anjalendran sheds mild at the works of this unprecedented man.

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