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A number of years ago, two married couples purchased a plot of land in Sri Lanka with the dream of building a rental holiday home together. That the couples in question are made up of renowned architects explains how they created something as special as K House. Peter Eland of Copenhagen firm Norm Architects explains that he and his wife, Gabriela Lo, have been friends with AIM Architecture’s founders, Wendy Saunders and Vincent de Graaf, since they all worked together in Shanghai, where AIM is based. All had developed a love for Sri Lanka during their vacations there, so when Saunders and de Graaf approached Eland and Lo to go in on a joint venture, the personal became professional.

“Sri Lanka is an amazing country — there’s so...

A Sri Lankan Retreat with a Nature-Inspired Bathroom Experience

Rugged materials inform a guest house in Sri Lanka and its alfresco bathroom designed by Norm Architects and AIM Architecture.

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