MOUs signed with proud sponsors of ARCHITECT 2017


Oct 31, 2016 – Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) will be held for the 35th consecutive time from 14 to 19 February 2017 at the BMICH Colombo consisting of a series of events and activities including the most highlighted event, ‘ARCHITECT 2017 – Members’ Work and Trade Exhibition’ under the 2017 theme of ‘Return of the City – Mega structure Redefined’.

The series of events and activates would kick off with the inauguration on 14 February 2017 followed by the National Conference on 15 February 2017. Exhibition will be held during the period of 14 to 19 February 2017 while the Fellowship Night to be scheduled on 18 February 2017.

Signing of the MOUs with sponsors by SLIA for the sessions 2017-18 was held at Taj Samudra Hotel on 13 October 2016. This significant event is part of the Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Institute of Architects and it has been customary to recognise the Strategic Partners of Annual Sessions. Prestigious organisations joined hands this year signifying the support carried out for 35 years with SLIA to facilitate this highlighter of the year.

To make these significant events, a roaring success, Alumex Group has partnered as the Strategic Sponsor, holding to the top spot for the past Seven Years while Lankem Robbialac has joined hands with SLIA as the Principal Sponsor.

Naveen Ceramic Ltd. would be the proud sponsor of the SLIA Member’s Event while Ranjanas Ceramics Ltd., True Value Products Ltd. and Nippon Paint Lanka Ltd. joined as the Associate Sponsors. Continental Insurance is joining hands with SLIA for the second consecutive year as the Official Insurance partner for ‘Architect 2017’ as well.

All these esteemed organisations have been long term Partners of Sri Lanka Institute of Architects and will add more strength to the Architect 2017 exhibition as well as the other events of the 35th Annual Sessions.

Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) Law No. 1 of 1976 enacted by the National State Assembly vested statutory powers with the SLIA and one of the main objectives of SLIA is to promote and advance the Study, Practice and Application of, and research in Architecture and kindred subjects, and the Arts and Sciences connected herewith.

Office Bearers for the Sessions 2015-2017:

Archt. Harsha Fernando, FIA (SL) – President

Archt. Prof. Chitra Weddikkara – Immediate Past President

Archt. D.H. Wijewardena, FIA (SL) –Senior Vice President

Archt. Bernard Gomez, FIA (SL) – Vice President

Archt. Russell Dandeniya, FIA (SL) – Hony. Secretary

Archt. Veranjan Kurukulasuriya, FIA (SL) – Treasurer

Archt. Dilummini De Mel, AIA (SL) – Hony. Assistant Secretary

Archt. Salinda Rathugama, AIA (SL) – Hony. Assistant Treasurer




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