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).
Cities - People - Places
6th International Conference on Cities, People and Places (ICCPP-2018)
Socializing Cities: Creating people-centered streets and places
October 05–06, 2018
Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka
The Department of Architecture took part in the Architect 2018 Exhibition held at BMICH Colombo from 14 to 20 February.
Workshop on Sep. 08th 2018 by Dr. Dulmini Perera- Anhalt University, Dessau, Germany
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.
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.
This was held on April 23rd at the Department of Architecture.
Varuna de Silva, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Architecture participated in the prestigious 2015 Glenn Murcutt International Architecture Master Class held in Sydney, Australia from 5-19th July 2015. He was the first ever participant from Sri Lanka and was awarded a 50% scholarship as a worthy applicant.
The Department of Architecture took part in the Architect 2015 Exhibition held at BMICH Colombo from 19 to 22 February. The creations and coursework of students from Level 1 to 5 were displayed in the University of Moratuwa stall, with emphasis on the 2014 final year Comprehensive Design Projects. A large number of visitors visited the stall.