2007/2008 : Cycle 1


SHORTLIST

The Boulder Garden Nature Resort by Lalyn Collure
The Central Bus Terminal and Retail Shopping Centre by Architects Co- Partnership (ACOP).
The Department of Wildlife Conservation’s Minneriya National Park Visitor Centre, by Sunil L. Gunawardena
Nalin Indrasena’s House by Shyamika Silva
The Thicket by M M G Samuel The Saffron Beach Villa, by PWA
The Bed Sitter by Prasanna Jayalath
An Estate Bungalow by Palinda Kannangara
The Suzuki Maruti Complex by Nela de Zoysa



THE WINNERS


The Boulder Garden Hotel by Llalyn Collure                                                                                       
Nalin Indrasena’s House by Shyamika Silva

Runners Up:
The Suzuki Maruti Complex by Nela de Zoysa
An Estate Bungalow by Palinda Kannangara




JUDGES

Archite, Jayantha Perera, FIA (SL) President, Sri Lanka Institute of Architects Archt. Jayantha Perera completed his Architectural Education at the University of Moratuwa and subsequently was elected a corporate member of the SLIA and the RIBA. He was on the Academic staff of the University of Moratuwa and the University of Maiduguri, Nigeria. Having served mainly in the private sector in Sri Lanka for over two decades with short stints in Oman and Nigeria, is presently the Principal Architect of his own practice “Architect Jayantha Perera”. Currently the President of SLIA, and has held several key Offices in the Council and in Boards of the SLIA. In addition was the Chairman of the ARCASIA Committee on Architectural Education.

Prof. David Robson, Architect, Academic and Author has divided his forty year career in Architecture between practice and teaching, having been Chief Housing Architect to the new town of Washington in England and a professor in the University of Brighton and the National University of Singapore. He first came to Sri Lanka in 1969 to develop the new course in Architecture in the University of Ceylon, Colombo. Later, in the 1980, he was an adviser to the National Housing Development Authority on the Hundred Thousand Houses Programme. He is the author of a number of books on Architecture, including a monograph on Geoffrey Bawa, His latest book “Beyond Bawa – Modern Masterpieces of Monsoon Asia” will appear in the autumn of 2007.

Prof. Senake Bandaranayake, D.Phil. Oxon. Emeritus Professor of Archaeology, University of Kelaniya. He was the founding Director of the Postgraduate Institute of Archaeology and Archaeological Director of the Sigiriya Cultural Triangle Project, posts he held for many years. He was later Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya, Director-General of the Central Cultural Fund, and a member of the University Grants Commission. He also served as Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to France and UNESCO and High Commissioner in India. Prof. Bandaranayake has published more than 100 research papers and authored or edited a number of books including Sinhalese Monastic Architecture (1974); Sri Lanka-Island Civilisation(1977); Sigiriya:Excavations and Research (1984); Ivan Peries Paintings: 1938-88 (1986; co-authored with ManelFonseka) The Settlement Archaeology of the Sigiriya-Dambulla Region (1990; co-editor); The Rock and Wall Paintings of Sri Lanka (1996) and most recently Sigiriya: City, Palace, Gardens, Monasteries, Paintings (2005) and The University of the Future and the Culture of Learning (2007). He holds the national honours of Vidyajothi and Deshabandu. Architect Anjalendran and Trustee Ms. Eugenie Mack joined the Judges to help facilitate effective on-site Technical and Physical Reviews.



SPEAKERS AT THE AWARDS
Rev. Mervyn Fernando, Director of the Subhodhi Foundation


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