Heritage Buildings of Sri Lanka
Professor Nimal de Silva, D.P. Chandrasekera

About the Author(s)

Professor Nimal de Silva is a senior professor in the Faculty of Architecture in the University of Moratuwa and is also the director of the Postgraduate Institute of Archeology, University of Kelaniya. He is also the director for the Centre for Heritage and Cultural Studies. Previously he was also the Chairman of the UDA and the Chairman of the National Design Centre.

D P Chandrasekera, is a Senior Lecturer of Architecture at the University of Moratuwa and a chartered architect. He is also the author of 5 books on architecture.

About the Book

Heritage buildings of Sri Lanka has attempted to identify buildings and sites of cultural interest. It is meant to rouse the curiosity of the public in the buildings still lived in. Both religious and secular buildings from various geographical regions of the island have been chosen for discussion. The buildings represent the distinctive cultural traditions of the different communities and religions of the country.