SLIA launches Architect 2012
Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) held its felicitation of
stallholders of Architect 2011 exhibition and the launch of Architect
2012, the Annual Sessions organized by the Institute at a recent event
held at Hotel Taj Samudra.
Fellow architects. Pictures by Sulochana Gamage
The Annual Sessions are set to take place from February 22 to 26,
2012 at BMICH. A key component of the annual sessions is the Members'
Work and Trade Exhibition which celebrates its 29th successful year in
Having created a name for itself within its sphere, the exhibition
has proved to be an important portal for the construction industry in
Sri Lanka. The 2012 exhibition will feature more than 200 trade stalls
with products and services related to the building Industry. Many
stallholders of the previous events have declared their interest to be a
part of the exhibition once more.
While felicitating participants and stallholders of Architect 2011,
President SLIA Archt Ranjan Nadesapillai invited them to be a part of
the next year's event as well. Prospective stallholders could reserve
their stalls online from 25th July onwards via the Architect 2012
The annual sessions will commence with the Inauguration Ceremony
scheduled for February 22, 2012, followed by the opening of the of the
Members' Work and Trade Exhibition.
President SLIA Archt Ranjan Nadesapillai unveiling the
The National Conference will follow this on 23 while the AGM and the
Fellowship Night will be on the 25.
Glenda and Zanita
The National Conference will be addressed by eminent architects and
other personalities both local and international. The Members' Work and
Trade Exhibition will be open to the public from July 23 to the 26.
The Exhibition also creates space for architects to showcase their
work. The awards schemes for Design and Research will be under different
categories. The award schemes for Architectural Design and Research is
to recognize the standards of creativity and study achievements by their
SLIA will be inviting students from around the country to visit the
exhibition, especially schools located away from Colombo and rural
areas. Entrance fee will not be applicable for students throughout the
four days. "Every year we add something new to the sessions therefore
you can look forward to some fresh ideas next year, this is the ideal
opportunity for the public to find more details regarding the industry,"
commented Archt Ranjan Nadesapillai on Architect 2012.