Global LafargeHolcim Awards Silver 2015 prize winner celebrated

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A construction training and community engagement project in rural Sri Lanka won the Silver prize at the most significant international competition for sustainable design and construction. Architects Milinda Pathiraja and Ganga Ratnayake from Robust Architecture Workshop in Colombo were presented with the award on the site of the winning project in Ambepussa on 1 September. At the ceremony on the military base of the Sri Lankan Army, the Colonel of the Sinha Regiment, Major General Boniface Perera, and Global Awards jury members Maria Atkinson (Australia) and Meisa Batayneh (Jordan) praised the project for building human capacity as well as a physical structure. Pictured are some moments from the event

– Pix by Indraratne Balasuriya