Colombo based architectural and interior design practice KWA Architects won three awards at the Asia Pacific Property Awards held in Bangkok, Thailand recently.
It won Five Star Best Architecture Single Residence- Sri Lanka for their Floated House project and Interior Design awards for Retail Architecture-Sri Lanka for Thilakawardhana Textiles showroom in Kandy and Office Interior- Sri Lanka award for Amazon Teas corporate offices.
Partner KWA Architects Thilan Koththigoda received the awards in Bangkok. President and Founder of the International Property Awards, Stuart Shield made the presentation.
Koththigoda said, “We are absolutely delighted to receive this wonderful international recognition for our work and this is a true testimony to our team’s dedication to perfection of design solutions to suit our client’s needs.”
Floated House is a luxury residence built on a sloping land overlooking the mountain views of Kandy.
The living and dining space of the house is projected outwards from the sloped land and supported with a single column from bottom giving it the sensation of floating above the landscape.
Thilakawardhana Textiles’ Kandy Department Store was designed to offer a novel retail experience to shoppers. The design of the outlet was inspired by Kandyan period arts and crafts.
Amazon Teas is the owner of boutique tea brand ‘The English Tea Shop’. The design was inspired by the dynamism and youthfulness of the people and their brand.
Asia Pacific Property Awards was held for the 26th year this time.