The tradition of wood construction in Sri Lanka is seen in the pre and post historic periods, specially in association with cave shelters. Timber construction has been used in the front portion with wooden doorways and window openings and wattle and daub partitioning.
Timber construction developed and gradually reached a state of sophistication. The original concept of timber posts developed to square or eight sides, but was still buried in the brick walls of the building. Nevertheless, as time went on, the post and beam style developed to a highly decorative form of architecture. So let us take a look at favorite sri lankan front door designs with 15 pictures below.
1. Sri Lanka Waduge Furniture Doors And Windows Work In Kaduwela
Historical evidence reveals the existence of sophisticated wooden buildings dating from the 3rd Century. The massive timber doorposts at Sigiriya are all that remains of an elaborate gatehouse made of timber and brick masonry with multiple tiled roofs.