Story behind creation of Colombo’s newest landmark- the ‘AHASA ONE Sky Bridge’ to be revealed on a TV documentary

May, 28, 2021

Broadcast on 30th May at 6pm on Ada Derana

The creation of Colombo’s newest landmark is set to be revealed on “Making of the Iconic Ahasa One Sky Bridge”, a TV documentary film that will be aired on Ada Derana at 6pm on Sunday, 30th May.

AHASA ONE Sky Bridge was installed c.100 feet in the air above Colombo’s prestigious Galle Face oceanfront and connects the iconic Sapphire Residences and ITC hotel towers. It will be a distinctive landmark for the City of Colombo, putting its skyline on the map alongside some of the most glamorous cities in the world. Sri Lanka is set to proudly join the ranks of world-class global locations with exceptional engineering landmarks, setting a new architectural precedent for the entire South Asian region.

The futuristic design of AHASA ONE masks the design complexity and extensive engineering challenges behind the project. This special documentary will take the viewers on an insightful journey to understand the thought process behind the design and engineering genius of this architectural marvel. Viewers will be able to get a first-hand look at the fascinating story of how a real estate developer’s vision of creating South Asia’s first-ever such Sky Bridge was turned into reality despite the numerous challenges faced along the way.

The documentary shines the spotlight on how the AHASA ONE has become an iconic national architectural monument of Sri Lanka, boosting the country’s profile on the global stage. Viewers will be able to get a close-up view of how the enormous structure was designed, tested, transported, assembled, raised, and installed between the Sapphire Residences and ITC hotel towers over Galle Face.

On completion, AHASA ONE is destined to become one of the most popular leisure destinations for Colombo’s elite, offering the city’s most breathtaking dual-panoramic views, two 50+ metre infinity pools and sun deck on top as well as a luxurious jazz lounge and bar.