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Representation of the edited landscape spirit along Colombo to Badulla railway viewing corridor : a journey from Colombo to Badulla by train

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dc.contributor.advisor Balasuriya, S
dc.contributor.author Dias, AARKC
dc.date.accessioned 2015-08-06T09:46:36Z
dc.date.available 2015-08-06T09:46:36Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08-06
dc.identifier.uri http://dl.lib.mrt.ac.lk/handle/123/11134
dc.description.abstract This dissertation is about the landscape experience of traveling along the Colombo- Badulla railway corridor in Sri Lanka. The study is also an elaboration of the daytime experience for travelers, who have special interest to experience the out door landscape of Sri Lanka, with -a geographical, geomorphological, climatic and biodiversity interests of the Colombo- Badulla railway corridor. Chapter one introduces an unidentified viewing corridor which is visible along Colombo to Badula while traveling by train. It also describes the history of this railway line with its principle land marks, exposing how the secondary landscape elements; (utilities and amenities) located along railway line contribute to symbolize the viewing corridor strengthening the historical character of Sri Lankan railway. Chapter two describes the geomorphologic characters and the variation of vegetation types available in Colombo- Badulla railway viewing corridor with climatic factors that leads to bring variations of environmental characters in ecosystems which ultimately matters to create variety along Colambo Badulla railway viewing corridor . Chapter three is an active exposure of the extract of the edited visual landscape spirit of Colombo Badulla viewing corridor which could be experienced as a montage while traveling by train. Lastly this chapter elaborates the variations of spatial qualities of landscape, land use pattern, vegetation and special geomorphologic features which caused to formulate the above said landscape viewing corridor. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Representation of the edited landscape spirit along Colombo to Badulla railway viewing corridor : a journey from Colombo to Badulla by train en_US
dc.type Thesis-Abstract en_US
dc.identifier.faculty Architecture en_US
dc.identifier.degree MSc. en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Architecture en_US
dc.date.accept 2009
dc.identifier.accno 103418 en_US


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