SLIA Archpedia Construction Seminar 2018

“Integrating Architecture and Engineering for Energy Efficient Buildings”

The Archpedia seminar organized by JLanka Technologies in collaboration with the SLIA Resource Centre, Board of Architectural Publications, is re-scheduled to be held on the 15th of March 2018 from 5pm onwards at the SLIA, Auditorium. The Seminar, organized under the theme – ‘Integrating Architecture and Engineering for Energy Efficient Buildings,’ will explore the nexus between architecture and engineering as well as the integration of these two components; in the enhancement of energy efficiency in contemporary constructions.

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A move towards better design and building practices would ensure energy efficiency in constructions, which is vital to reducing the greenhouse gas emissions, in the decades to come. In Sri Lanka’s construction sector, the focus on energy efficiency has been a long overdue, whereas this is already receiving considerable attention, globally.

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Event Schedule

Arrival of Members

5.15 - 5.45pm

Welcome Address
by the President – SLIA Archt. D H Wijeewardane FIA (SL)

5.45 - 5.55pm

Introduction to the Event
by the Chairman- Board of Architectural Publications Archt. Ranjana Suraweera, FIA (SL)

5.55 - 6.05pm

Presentation 1
“Modern Buildings - Energy Efficient, Low Carbon & Grid Supporting”
by Mr. Mayura Botejue Renewable Energy Expert and Country Advisor to DNV GL Energy in Pakistan

6.05 - 6.25pm

Presentation 2
“Past, Presence and the Future of Technological Development"
by Prof. Rangika Halwatura Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Moratuwa

6.25 - 6.45pm

Presentation 3
"Energy Efficiency Integrated Architecture for Demand-side Energy Management"
by Archt. Dr. Indrika Rajapaksha Department of Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa

6.45 - 7.05pm

Presentation 4
“Integrating Structure and Architecture”
by Dr. T. L. Pradeep Department of Civil Engineering, The Open University of Sri Lanka

7.05 - 7.25pm

Q & A Session

7.25p.m – 7.40p.m

Presentation of Mementoes to Resource Persons
by President - SLIA Archt. D.H.Wijewardane FIA(SL)

7.40p.m – 7.45p.m

Sponsors Message

7.45p.m – 7.48p.m

Vote of Thanks
by Archt. Rohana Bandara Herath, FIA(SL) Hony. Secretary, SLIA

7.48p.m – 7.50p.m

Refreshments and Fellowship

7.50p.m onwards

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