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Regionalism, Tropical Modernism and Western Ideologies. A critical analysis of regionalism and tropical modernism: Exploring Geoffrey Bawa's architecture and links to western ideology

Part 2 Dissertation 2017
Alexandra Stewart-Long
De Montfort University Leicester UK
A critical analysis of the architectural movements that played a key role in conveying socio-cultural and political identity within the tropical region since decolonisation and increasing globalisation. This paper studies and critically analyses the architectural work of Sri Lankan architect, Geoffrey Bawa: a key figure in the architectural movements within the region and analyse how his architecture is controlled by his connections to the western world and their ideologies.

Alexandra Stewart-Long

Tutor(s)
George Epolito
2017
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