The Geoffrey Bawa Trust is organizing a series of events to mark the 93rd birth anniversary of an eminent architect who was not only a member of the SLIA but also the President of the SLIA session1969/1970.

The events include an exhibition of colonial period furniture from the Geoffrey Bawa collection, tours of his most famous private residences in Colombo and tour of his country estate “Lunuganga” and “the Brief”, the estate of his brother Bevis.

Exhibition of Colonial Period Furniture in the Geoffrey Bawa Collection at the Barefoot Gallery, Colombo (Entrance Free) – July 23rd to 2nd August, 2012.

Colombo Tour of Bawa & Beyond Bawa Houses by Architect Channa Daswatte (registration required) – Saturday 21st July, 2012

Tour of Lunuganga & Brief Garden – Morning tea at Brief and lunch at Lunuganga  (registration required) – Sunday 22nd July, 2012

For more information on tours, registration and price details visit or call on +94 11 258 9212 or 077 3012834