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The first international publication to arrive in Sri Lanka, Domus was founded in 1928 by architect Gio Ponti in Italy. Today it has expanded its presence to China, Russia, India, Central America, Mexico, Germany and
Sri Lanka and has earned repute as ‘the international point of reference for architecture, design and urbanism. Domus Sri Lanka is published under license from Editoriale Domus in Italy who oversees and approves the content and all aspects related to the magazine. The Magazine delves into the world of architecture and design where design approaches, distinctive elements and latest advancements in the field are brought to the reader’s attention. It provides a wealth of knowledge in particular for architects, designers, students and professionals.

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AUGUST 15 - SEPTEMBER 15 2016 Issue

The August-September issue covers many projects and sites that are of architectural importance. Such as Clients and Architects included in Confetti. It looks into the Dr Neville Fernando Teaching Hospital and how good communication between the client and architect could result in unique and inspiring designs. Also included in Confetti is an article on Burle Marx’s expertise on landscape and his innovative botanical research centre dedicated to native Brazilian plants.

Sri Lankan architect Palinda Kannangara takes the readers through his home cum office in Rajagiriya; a cool setting highlighted by its surrounding, while Piero Lissoni speaks about his history and approach to life as well as his profession, both articles in projects.

Rassegna highlights design and sustainability and Feedback turns towards the Jaffna Fort, a structure that is a great example of military architecture in the East.

There is much more included in this issue, which promises an insightful read. Write-ups and articles on new designs as well as remarkable architectural approaches will surely leave the readers awe-struck.


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AUGUST 15 - SEPTEMBER 15 2016

Table of Contents


Cover: drawing (right) of the
entrance of architect Palinda
Kannangara's own home
and office in Rajagiriya,
Sri Lanka


       
Author Designer   Title
BT Options
 
Clients and architects
 
 
 
 
Confetti
Keshini de Silva
01
Clients and architects: an unlikely synergy
Kenneth Frampton
Roberto Burle Marx
06
Brazillian modernist
 
 
 
 
 
Projects
Palinda Kannangara
11
Architect's own home and office, Rajagiriya
 
Piero Lissoni
20
The nobility of the profession
 
 
 
 
 
Rassegna (Display)
Centro Studi
30
Design and sustainability
 
 
 
 
 
Feedback
Yomal Senerath-Yapa
37
Jaffna Fort
 
 
 
 
 
Elzeviro
Francisco Martin Cabrero
41
Living in exile
 
43
Contributors