Chitra Weddikkara: Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling
Academics / Architects / The Sunday Times

Chitra Weddikkara: Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling

Prof. Chitra Weddikkara met her husband-to-be and discovered her future profession roughly around the same time. It was 1968 and she was a young student of the biosciences. Her parents, who couldn’t bear the thought of sending her to far away Peradeniya were more willing to consent to a course in architecture at Moratuwa. Taken … Continue reading

Architects / Series: Prized Possesion

Channa Daswatte: A Man Needs a Fountain Pen To Call His Own

When it comes to his choice of writing implements, architect Channa Daswatte is undeniably a romantic. Flowing from the nib of his fountain pen might come a single element of design or the key structures that will eventually make up an entire hotel; alternately, it might be a note to himself or simply a quick … Continue reading