Minnette de Silva
Architect Minnette de Silva in her Savile Row flat in the late 1940s. Photo from The Life and Work of an Asian Woman Architect (c) Minnette de Silva
Launch event, 2 July 2019 at the Architectural Association, Bedford Square, London.
With presenter Jason Solomons, sitting in for Robert Elms on BBC Radio London, 26 July 2019. Tune in from ca. 30 minutes in.
French edition, published by Éditions Banyan, 2022.
Plastic Emotions
Plastic Emotions, a novel inspired by architect Minnette de Silva, is out with Influx Press in July 2019.
Tate Modern’s Book of the Month for July.
Minnette de Silva: the brilliant female architect forgotten by history
Elle Book Club pick for July: “one of the gems of the season…”
Guardian Book of the Day, Saturday, 20 July 2019. “The richly imagined story of an affair between Le Corbusier and Sri Lanka’s first modernist architect, Minnette de Silva”
Penguin India edition.
LRB event with Olivia Sudjic and Owen Hatherley, 23 July 2019.
Interview on Radio 3’s Free Thinking show with Prof. Rana Mitter. Tune in from 31:18.