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Pitcher Plant-Inspired Sky Treetop Restaurant in Sri Lanka by Thilina Liyanage Visualizations

Project name:
Sky Treetop Restaurant
Architecture firm:
Thilina Liyanage Visualizations
Location:
Sri Lanka
Tools used:
SketchUp, Lumion, Adobe Photoshop
Principal architect:
Thilina Liyanage
Design team:
Thilina Liyanage Visualizations
Built area:
18.5 m²
Site area:
6000 m²
Design year:
2021
Completion year:
Collaborators:
Visualization:
Thilina Liyanage
Client:
Status:
Concept - Design
Typology:
Restaurant

The Colombo-based Architectural visualiser/designer, Thilina Liyanage envisioned Sky Treetop Restaurant, a suspended Pelican Beak-shaped restaurant overlooking Sri Lankan mountain, inspired by Pitcher Plant. 

The Sky Restaurants, as they’re called, cantilever off the precipice of a mountain, giving you a certain thrill as you dine. Its design takes cues from a pitcher-plant, using a boat-like base that projects from the slope, with a slightly raised roof to protect you from the elements while also giving you a stunning view of the mountainous terrain in front of and below you. Like a lot of Liyanage’s designs, the Sky Restaurant uses curved bamboo pieces, giving it a distinctly tropical feeling that does set up a contrast against the mountains… but then again, look at it from above and it almost looks like fairy-lights strung around the mountain!

pelican beak shaped restaurant above cliff

pitcher plant shaped bamboo restaurant

Pitcher Plant Inspired Sky Treetop Restaurant in Sri Lanka by Thilina Liyanage Visualizations

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Sri Lankan Mountains and nature

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cliff restaurant above mountain

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By Naser Nader Ibrahim

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