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SLIA holds Architects’ Awards Night 2018


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 President’s Award 2018 awarded for the exceptional architectural talents displayed in designing of Muscat and Salalah International Airport in the Sultanate of Oman to Archt. Athula Ranasinghe and his team: Archt. Cynthia Ranasinghe, Archt. Ratnasiri Jayasinghe, Archt. H B Wijewardane, Archt. Madhura Prematilleke,Archt. Rehan Tilakaratna,Archt. R.P.L.M. Muniratne, Archt. Chaminda Munasinghe, Archt. Neelanga Weerasekera,Archt. Kithsiri Almeida, Archt. Mahendra Wickramatilake, Archt. Melathi Wijewardena, Archt. Manjula Fernando

 

 Vidyajothi Archt. Prof. Lakshman Alwis with his wife Lalini, son Architect Migara, daughter Upekha and daughter-in-law Shanika

Young Architect of the Year Award to Archt. Sudesh Nanayakkara, award presented by: Past President in Council Archt. Rukshan Widyalankara

 

The Sri Lanka Institute of Architects “Architects’ Awards Night 2018”, was held at the Grand Ballroom, Hilton Colombo on Saturday 13 October. The event was graced 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.

More than 60 entries were considered under 12 different categories such as Member Panel Award, Most Attractive Display Panel – Printed format & 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 the SLIA President’s Award for 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 were also present at this gala event.

A highlight of the evening was the ‘The Lifetime Achievement Award’ which was given to Vidjajyothi Archt. Prof. Lakshman Alwis FIA (SL), who has made an immense contribution to the architectural fraternity. 

The main sponsors of this event were JAT Holdings and True Value Green Products Ltd., while co-sponsors were Sincon International Ltd. and Sri Lankan Airlines.

 Vidyajothi Archt. Prof. Lakshman Alwis

 

President’s Award for the Lifetime Achievement in Architecture to Vidyajothi Archt. Prof. Lakshman Alwis, award presented by: SLIA President Archt. D.H. Wijewardene


 

 

A-18 Architects Awards – Jurors:

1. Design Awards – 2018: 

1. Ar. Marina Tabassum

2. Archt. Veranjan Kurukulasuriya FIA (SL) 

3. PP Archt. Chandana Edirisuriya FIA (SL) 

4. Archt. D.S. Gamage FIA (SL)   

5. Archt. Dr. Upendra Rajapaksha AIA (SL) 



2. Creative use of Colour Award 2018: 

1. Ar. Marina Tabassum

2. Archt. Veranjan Kurukulasuriya FIA (SL) 

3. PP Archt. Chandana Edirisuriya FIA (SL) 

4. Archt. D.S. Gamage FIA (SL)    

5. Archt. Dr. Upendra Rajapaksha AIA (SL) 

6. Archt. Michele Fonseka FIA (SL)    



3. Research and Publications Award 2018: 

1. Archt .Veranjan Kurukulasuriya FIA (SL) 

2. Archt. Rehan Tilakaratna FIA (SL)    

3. Archt. Ranjana Suraweera FIA (SL) 

4. Archt. Dr. Nilan Cooray AIA (SL) 



4. Young Architect of the Year Award: 

1. Archt .Veranjan Kurukulasuriya FIA (SL) 

2. PP Archt. Chandana Edirisuriya FIA (SL) 

3. Archt. D.S. Gamage FIA (SL) 

4. Archt. Dr. Upendra Rajapaksha AIA (SL) 



6. President’s Award of Excellence for Outstanding Achievement in Overseas Project:

1. Archt. D.H. Wijewardene FIA (SL)

2. Archt. Veranjan Kurukulasuriya FIA (SL)

3. PP. Archt. Prof. Lal Balasuriya FIA (SL)



7. President’s Award for the Lifetime Achievement in Architecture:

1. Archt. D.H. Wijewardene FIA (SL)

2. Archt. Veranjan Kurukulasuriya FIA (SL)

3 PP. Archt. Prof. Lal Balasuriya FIA (SL)


 

 

Design Awards

Shortlisted Submissions: 

1.Archt. D.K. Nalaka Krishantha – shortlisted submission  

 In the category – Hotels 

               In recognition of the project 

               Cove D’ Explorer, Wadduwa

 2.Archt. Darnie Rajapaksha – shortlisted submission

In the category – Hotels 

In recognition of the project 

Chena Huts, Yala

3.Archt. Damith Premathilaka – shortlisted submission

In the category – Interior Design 

In recognition of the project 

Salon 7th Avenue school of Hairi and Beauty, Colombo 5. 

4.Archt. Ranga Dayasena – shortlisted submission 

In the category – Adaptive Reuse 

In recognition of the project 

The Creative Shelter, Ratmalana.

5.Archt. Sudesh Nanayakkara – shortlisted submission

In the category – Adaptive Reuse 

In recognition of the project 

Kalogaha Retreat, Dambulla. 

 

Award of Honourable Mention

6.Archt. Dr. Narain Perera – Award of Honourable Mention 

In the category – Private Residencies 

In recognition of the project 

“Solis Ortus” Home for Harin & Mihiri Gabriel, Palawatta

7.Archt. Muditha Premathilaka – Award of Honourable Mention

In the category – Adaptive Reuse 

In recognition of the project 

Luxury Holiday Resort, Mirissa

 

Award of Merit

8.Archt. Kosala Weerasekera – Award of Merit

In the category – Interior Design 

In recognition of the project 

The Paint Shop, Kalutara.

9.Archt. Russell Dandeniya 

– Award of Merit 

  In the category – Office Buildings 

  In recognition of the project 

             Office Building for Jiffy Products

(SL) Ltd., Meerigama (EPZ)

10. Archt. Jayanath Silva – Award of Merit

In the category – Civic Buildings 

In recognition of the project 

War Memorial for Sri Lanka Air Force, Ekala – Jaela

 

Award of Excellence

11.Archt. Anushka Dasanayake – 

Award of Excellence

In the category – Private Residencies 

In recognition of the project 

Residence for Harsha    Gunasekera, Boralesgamuwa.

12.Archt. Palinda Kannangara – 

Award of Excellence

In the category – Private Residencies 

In recognition of the project 

Studio Dwelling, Rajagiriya 

13.Archt. M.M.G. Sammuel – 

Award of Excellence

In the category – Renovations 

In recognition of the project 

Lavan’s Studio Apartment, Colombo3. 

 

 Colour Awards

Shortlisted Submissions: 

1.Archt. D.K. Nalaka Krishantha – 

shortlisted submission

  In recognition of the project 

  Cove D’Explorer, Wadduwa.

2.Archt. Damith Premathilaka – shortlisted submission

In recognition of the project 

Salon 7th Avenue school of Hairi and Beauty, Colombo 5. 

 

Publication Award 

Archt. Wasana De Silva

 

Research Award 

Archt. Prof. M. Lalith De Silva 

Young Architect of the Year 

Archt. Sudesh Nanayakkara 

 

President’s Award 2018

Awarded for the exceptional architectural talents displayed in designing of 

Muscat and Salalah International Airport in the Sultanate of Oman:

Archt. Athula Ranasinghe

Archt. Cynthia Ranasinghe, 

Archt. Ratnasiri Jayasinghe, 

Archt. H B Wijewardane, 

Archt. Madhura Prematilleke, 

Archt. Rehan Tilakaratna, 

Archt. R.P.L.M. Muniratne, 

Archt. Chaminda Munasinghe, 

Archt. Neelanga Weerasekera, 

Archt. Kithsiri Almeida, 

Archt. Mahendra Wickramatilake, 

Archt. Melathi Wijewardena, 

Archt. Manjula Fernando 

K. Somanayake

 

President’s Award for the Lifetime Achievement in Architecture

Vidyajothi Archt. Prof. Lakshman Alwis

 


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