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  • Dayaratne, R [Conference-Abstract]
    Annotated Bibliography of M Sc. Dissertations on Housing submitted to the Department of Architecture University of Moratuwa upto 1987.
  • Balasooriya, L [Conference-Abstract]
    This paper outlines a co-operate plan to assist prospective house builders in the low income group, to build their homes with State participation. In this context, State participation does not refer to aided self help ...
  • Sri Nammuni, V [Conference-Abstract]
    If we accept that the only worthwhile building is building that is architecture, the title borrowed from Christopher Alexander (CA) contains within it as astounding amount of wisdom which keeps unra­velling greater depths ...
  • Wedikkara, C [Conference-Abstract]
    In the design and construction of buildings today the building clients demand that greater attention be paid to cost efficiency in design. This need tor financial control and the building to be completed within, a definite ...
  • Balasooriya, S [Conference-Abstract]
    Many professionals are required to make housing a success one of whom is a Landscape Architect. A Landscape Architect is concerned with mans natural environment, the design and construction of out­door spaces and the ...
  • Basnayake, V
    We were walking along a foot path by the side of stream. To our left, were vast stretches of paddy fields, as far as the eye could see—to the right there was a profusion of vegetation comprising various trees such as Jak, ...
  • De Silva, Nimal
    The tradition is the opinion or belief or custom handed down from ancestors to posterity. The tradition is not static, it is the product of the functional demand adopted with the nature and environment, flavoured with ...
  • Sri Nmmuni, V
    In both instances there is understanding and sympathy for the wronged professional. For, although the doctor is in overall charge of the physical well-being of the patient (and the politician, the management of the society) ...
  • Sri Nammuni, V
    This paper is primarily an attempt at formulating a new approach to the analysis of the work of an architect. It may also be viewed as an acknowledgement of the contribution made by a Sri Lankan architect to the profession ...
  • Kurukulasuriya, V
    If one cares to consider impartially cases of dispute arising between two or more parties in the modern world, he may come to the conclusion that, in most cases, each party involved is convinced that he had understood and ...
  • Peiris, KRS [Conference-Abstract]
    It was a little over eight decades ago that the architectural profession was witnessing the beginnings of a major revolution. That was a revolution in Design. It led us from an Architecture of a Handicraft Age to that of ...
  • Mendis, W [Conference-Abstract]
    The planning, designing and construction of towns and cities in Sri Lanka have been a continuous process for centuries. Ancient Sri Lanka boasts of magnificient cities such as Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, and ...
  • Dias, WPS [Conference-Abstract]
    "This paper "seeks* to highlight some • gaps between' university based engineering research and local industry in Sri Lanka. These gaps are identified with respect to Goals, Areas, Personnel and Support. The subject ...
  • Perera, KKYW [Conference-Abstract]
    Twenty-five years ago,.almost the entire formal engineering education in Sri Lanka centred round a single institute - the Ceylon Technical College, situated in the heart of Colombo. This College provided education leading ...
  • Gunaratne, SKA; Lewangamage, CS [Conference-Abstract]
    Sri Lanka is considered to be in an aseismic zone (zone 0) away from major plate boundaries or any active faults. However, the first Earthquake hazard recorded on 14th April 1615 in Colombo with about 2000 deaths and ...
  • Karivawasam, KKGKD; Mallikarachchi1, HMYC [Conference-Abstract]
    Low cycle fatigue is an important design consideration for large steel structures and metallic machine components. Accurate prediction of fatigue endurance is essential to design the elements subjected to fatigue. The ...
  • Liyanage, PM; Mallikarachchi, HMYC [Conference-Abstract]
    A deployable structure should mainly be adequately compact and should fit into any remaining space of the launch vehicle. The main factors which will determine these are the folding pattern, ease of deployment and stresses ...
  • Nandapala, MPKC; Halwatura, RU [Conference-Abstract]
    Tbe mcrease in mobile phone use and newer technologies, like wireless email and web access, has created virtual explosion in tower construction Even though, there are labour legislations in Sri T-anka regarding safety ...
  • Perera, KKYW [Conference-Abstract]
    The Mahaweli river commences from the central mountainous region of the country at an elevation of about 8,000 ft. Due to its large mean annual run-off and the drop in elevation, the Mahaweli river possesses a considerable ...
  • Weerasinghe, RPNP; Sandanayake, YG [Conference-Abstract]
    In this era of globalisation and fierce competition amongst businesses, most companies around the world faces relentless pressure to reduce cost, add value and support business goals for sustainability. Hence, innovative ...

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