Sri Lanka

Renovation of a locally significant building into homes for elders without family members, and a community center for villagers to congregate. The building was donated by a retired collage professor in Sri Lanka.
Ibasho involved in aging in community research, conceptual, and schematic design for this project collaborating with Hokkaido University, Japan.

Project description

  • Provide home for elders with no family
  • Retrofit culturally significant housing
  • Create multi-functional elder care home
  • Offer social hub for local community
  • (opportunity for incorporate Sri Lankan’s believe in Dhana practice)

Partner organization

Sarvodaya (Charity organization in Sri Lanka)

Architect

Dr. Suguru Mori and Ichiro Tamura, M. Arch.

Local consultant

Dr. Kapila D Silva, Dr. Attanakaya, Dr. Vinya Ariyaratne