Royal Asiatic Society Sri Lanka (RASSL) Monthly Public Lecture on Monday 29th September 2014 at 5.00 p.m.
Posted on September 21st, 2014

Royal Asiatic Society Sri Lanka (RASSL)

Monthly Public Lecture

“The Urban Landscape: Should We Ape the West?”


Mr. Ashley de Vos, Dip. (Arch.) FIA (SL)

on Monday 29th September 2014 at 5.00 p.m.

at the

Gamini Dissanayake Auditorium

No. 96, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo 07


Ashley de Vos is a Fellow of the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects, and a Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects. He has trained as an Architect, Landscape Architect and in Architectural Conservation and Heritage Management. He was the National Chairman of the International Council on Monuments and Sites and has served as Director Conservation on the Jetavana Project, Anuradhapura of the UNESCO/Sri Lanka Cultural Triangle Programme. In 1994, Ashley de Vos was awarded the rank of ‘Vidya Jyothi’ by the President of Sri Lanka for his contributions to Conservation, Architecture and Environment. In 2006, he was elevated to the rank of ‘Desamanya’ for his continued contributions to environmental conservation, and to the rehabilitation of Galle following the 2004 tsunami.


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