The New Sri Lankan House charts the development of private houses in the 21st century in a variety of locations around the island. Through the inclusion of plans, sections and elevations, full-colour photographs and interviews with owners and architects, Powell traces the evolution of residence styles in both urban and rural areas.
Robert Powell is an architect, city planner and writer. He is the author of more than 30 books including The Modern Thai House (2012) and Contemporary Houses in the Philippines (2014). Sebastian Posingis spent much of his childhood in Sri Lanka and India and gained a degree in anthropology from the University of Canterbury in the UK before turning to his first love as an architectural photographer.