Heritage buildings of Sri Lanka
Author Nimal De Silva and D.P. Chandrasekara ISBN 9550093014 Publisher The National Trust In Sri Lanka Pages 185 Size 295x225x20mm Weight 1350 g. Our Price Rs. 3,100.00
Architecture, being a product of the art, culture and technological achievements of a civilization, formed the major component of the tangible heritage found in the historic cities of Anuradhapura,Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya. However this book document the architectural remains of that glorious past as these are being looked after by the Department of Archaeoogy.
Heritage buildings of Sri Lanka is a product of the documentation and survey carried out by the Centre for Heritage and cultural Studies in the University of Moratuwa on the Architectural heritage of the recent past, not found in lists of national monuments. Nevertheless these buildings form part of the architectural heritage of the country reflecting the sensibilities of the society that produced them. This publication documents a set of selected samples of different building types that scattered in many districts in the country.