Waterfront – a City within a City Designed by Cecil Balmond

Waterfront in Colombo, Sri Lanka- a City within a City Designed by Cecil Balmond (1)

Waterfront is a mixed architectural project designed by Balmond Studio in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Description by Balmond Studio: An icon for Sri Lanka, Waterfront is the first project of its kind in the capital city of Colombo. Situated in a premier location of the city, the scheme includes a 6 star hotel, apartment blocks, large retail centre, office buildings and car parks. It is a city within a city.

Waterfront in Colombo, Sri Lanka - a City within a City Designed by Cecil Balmond (2)

Balmond Studio is responsible for a full service of architecture, engineering, cost-control, project management and site supervision, as well as the interior design of all public spaces. Work began on the site in March 2014 and will be complete in 2018.

Architect: Balmond Studio
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Completion: Expected 2018
Built Area: 422,000 sqm
Program: Mixed Development
Budget: $650 million
Client: John Keells Holdings

Waterfront in Colombo, Sri Lanka - a City within a City Designed by Cecil Balmond (3)

Waterfront in Colombo, Sri Lanka - a City within a City Designed by Cecil Balmond (4)

Waterfront in Colombo, Sri Lanka - a City within a City Designed by Cecil Balmond (5)

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