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Staircases Designed by Sri Lankan Modernist Geoffrey Bawa

Every staircase designed by Geoffrey Bawa is unique says David Robson, the leading expert on Sri Lanka’s best-known architect. Check out 10 of his stunning designs!

Lunuganga, Bentota, 1948-98

The Raffel House, Colombo, 1963

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St Bridget’s Montessori School, Colombo, 1963

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Steel Corporation Tower, Colombo, 1964

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The Beach Hotel, Bentota, 1968

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Geoffrey Bawa’s Town House, Colombo, 1970

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House for Lidia Duchini, Bentota, 1979

Ruhunu University Campus, Matara, 1980-85

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Kandalama Hotel, Dambulla, 1992

Lighthouse Hotel, Galle, 1995-97

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