News, Events

October 2015 Dr. Indrika Rajapaksha delivers an invited lecture at the AASSA International Symposium, Daejeon, Korea

Dr Indrika Rajapaksha, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Architecture, delivered an invited lecture on “Urban Built Environment and Health”, at the International symposium of Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA) on “Global health issues in Asia” held at Daejeon, Korea in October 2015. This symposium was jointly organized by the Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST) and the Inter Academy Partnership (IAP).

October 2015 Viva Voce of the Comprehensive Design Project (CDP) of final year B.Arch Students

The final year students of the Department of Architecture excelled in the Viva voce examination of the “Comprehensive Design Project” (CDP). Out of 63 students who faced the viva voce examination, one outstanding student received an “A+” grade for her design project while four students received A grades, and two received A- grades. 51 students were successful at the CDP examination which was held in two stages; Internal Assessment and External Moderation from 07 to 16 October.

September 2015 Global Holcim Silver Award for a community library by Dr. Milinda Pathiraja

Dr. Milinda Pathiraja, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Architecture won the Silver award in the 4th Global Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction for his community library building in Ambepussa. This award recognizes architectural interventions that deliver tangible benefits to local communities.