Home / Business/ Architects’ Awards Night 2018 tomorrow

Architects’ Awards Night 2018 tomorrow

Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Friday, 12 October 2018 00:00

The Sri Lanka Institute of Architects ‘Architects’ Awards Night 2018’ will be held at the Grand Ballroom, Hilton Colombo tomorrow, 13 October. 

The event will be attended by Architect Marina Tabassum, who is the winner of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 2016. SLIA President Archt. D.H. Wijewardena FIA (SL), Senior Vice President, council members, renowned architects and representatives of other professions in the construction industry will be present at this event.

More than 60 entries were considered under 12 different categories such as Member Panel Award, Most Attractive Display Panel – Printed format and Digital format, Most Informative Display Format- Printed format and Digital format, ARCASIA Awards, Research Awards, Creative Use of Colour Awards, Design Awards, Young Architect of the Year Award and SLIA President’s Award for the Exceptional Architectural talents displayed in the Designing of an Overseas Project.

For Design and Colour Awards, 15 entries were shortlisted, while all the stakeholders who were involved in these projects and representatives of all allied professional institutions will be present at this gala event.

A highlight of the evening will be ‘The Lifetime Achievement Award,’ given to an eminent architect of the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects, who has made an immense contribution to the architectural fraternity. This year the Lifetime Achievement award will be awarded to Vidjajyothi Archt. Prof. Lakshman Alwis FIA (SL).

The Main Sponsors of this event are JAT Holdings and True Value Green Products Ltd., while Co-Sponsors are Sincon International Ltd. and SriLankan Airlines.

Share This Article


1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.


Today's Columnists

Buddhism, sustainability and Sri Lanka

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Sustainability is fast becoming a very relevant and essential aspect of our lives. This has come about as a response to the high degree of consumerism that prevails in the world today, and the resulting overuse of fast-depleting natural resources, gi

The Hindu mess and N. Ram’s tweet on the raw (or RAW) matter

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

A.S. Panneerselvan ran a story this morning in The Hindu (00.00am, 22 October) titled ‘Don’t blame the messenger,’ referring to the controversial front page report of the same newspaper five days ago by Meera Sirinivasan on ‘Sri Lankan Presid

Can humans and animals coexist in increasingly limited spaces?

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Many wildlife species are close to extinction, or at least threatened, because of human impact. The usual strategies of co-existence are to confine more and more the habitat of wildlife to smaller reserves, parks or other fenced areas, to protect the

Reinvent yourself before reinventing your industry

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

For the last 19 years Interbrand has been carrying out its Best Global Brands report. This year, the theme of the study is ‘Activating Brave’, which examines the role that brand strength plays in the transformation of the world’s leading busi

Columnists More