AYDA- Asia Young Designer Award (Architecture Catagory) l 2019/2020
The best Design Impact Award (International level) & Gold Medal ( National level)
M.B.C.M. Gawarammana of Department of Architecture won both 'The best Design Impact Award (International level)' & 'Gold Medal ( National level)' at AYDA (Asia Young Designer Award Competition organized by NYPPON Paint for his final year Comprehensive Design Project, 2019, 'Cultural and Industrial Exposure, Gem Promotional Center @ Rathnapura'.
The whole project is in a base of its theoretical position in which, additive architectural components can lead to reflect any cultural statement while fulfilling the fictionalaspects which relates. The main idea behind this design thesis is to reveal the real treasure in the gem industry which the majority haven't caught into their eyes. The project has come up with a methodology to promote the Gem industry in a particular manner while developing its background and other related cultural aspects. The design focus to add value to the community and the real owners of these treasures.
ARCASIA Students' Design Competition l 2019 l Bangladesh l Gold Meddle
Muditha Maduranga Senanayaka of Department of Architecture won the Gold medal of ARCASIA 2019-Student Design Competition held in Bangladesh for his final year Comprehensive Design Project- 'Ecological Rehabilitation Park'
AYDA- Asia Young Designer Award (Architecture Catagory) l 2018
Gold Medal ( National level)
Asubodha Gurusinghe of Department of Architecture won the Gold Medal ( National level)' at AYDA (Asia Young Designer Award Competition organized by NYPPON Paint for his Level 4 Design Project 'Pods of Experience: Learning through Experience'.
WLA Awards Students' Category l 2018 l Award of Excellence
Nipun Hettiarachchi of Department of Landscape Architecture won the award of excellence (winner) of WLA 2018- Students category for his final year Comprehensive Design Project -'A Moving Story-National Geo Monument Park'.
ARCASIA Students' Design Competition l 2016 l Hong Kong l Bronze Meddle
Yashodhara Ranasinghe of Department of Architecture won the Bronze medal of ARCASIA 2016-Student Design Competition held in Hong Kong for her final year Comprehensive Design Project- 'Resilient Resettlement: Post Disaster Reconstruction' @ Poonagala for Plantation Community Displaced Due to Meeriyabedda Landslide
The project is a 'resettlement program' for the line house community who displaced due to landslide (specifically in Meeriyabedda and all the landslides in general) and it is to be launched as a time concern, low cost building system as a proper solution for areas where there is landslide vulnerability. At the same time, the program supports the native social, cultural, technological values of the community to familiarize the set up and encourages the user to incrementally grow/develop physically, mentally and economically.
ICCPP 2018 - 3rd Best Paper Award I UMAKARAN MENALANAN
Umakaran Menalanan, the final year Undergraduate Landscape Architecture student from the faculty of Architecture University of Moratuwa. Received the greater achievement award for the Third Best paper in the 6th International Conference on Cities, People & Places conference (ICCPP) -2018 in the theme of “Socializing Cities” creating people-centered street and places on 05th & 06th of October 2018 at Sri Lankan Foundation Institute, Colombo.
He published his paper under the heading to indicate the purpose at the state in Jaffna Division in the Northern Province concerning ‘Socializing cities’ through “The Impact of Transformation of Cultural Landscape on Social behavioral patterns in Jaffna “in with the able assistance and coordination of Dr.D.P. Chandrasekara of Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa. Its clearly discussed the Transformation of the cultural landscape of Jaffna after 1980 to to-date and with how its impacts on the social & behavioral patterns of Jaffna people.
Students of Landscape Architecture participates at the 55th International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) World Congress, Singapore 2018
Seven students of the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Hons.) degree programme represented the University of Moratuwa at the 55th International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) World Congress held in Singapore from 18th-21st July 2018.
The conference saw a large gathering of Landscape Architects from around the world sharing their thoughts and research in the field of Landscape Architecture in the world context. We are happy to note that for the first time the newly formed BLA programme was represented and Two students presented their research at the conference, with the undergraduate research of all seven students being chosen for publication.