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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 ...
  • Deniyage, CJ; Palliyaguru, R [Conference-Full-text]
    Successful accomplishment of a project requires effective management of its performance. The performance of the most construction projects is tracked utilizing planned cost vs. actual cost measures only. Earned Value ...
  • Kaluarachchi, MS; Waidyasekara, KGAS; Rameezdeen, R [Conference-Full-text]
    Noise pollution is a noticeable hazard in construction sites, which can cause severe damage to the health and safety of workers and the neighbouring community. Number of studies have investigated control measures for ...
  • Samarakkody, AL; Kulatunga, U; Bandara, HMND [Conference-Full-text]
    Distinctive nature of the problems a city holds, baptise a “smart city”, which is a term, at the same time, is blamed for being befogged. Although defining the term “a smart city” is worth taking a risk, the maturity of ...
  • Ishan, JRP; De Silva, N; Withanage3, KT [Conference-Full-text]
    Today, one-third of the world’s urban population live in slums and shanties., while prioritizing adequate housing as their basic need. They face a lack of basic needs such as clean air, water, sanitation and healthy ...
  • Punnyasoma, JAG; Jayasena, HS; Tennakoon, TMMP [Conference-Full-text]
    Value management is a practice of generating innovate alternative ideas to improve the value of a project where the goals are to achieve a more efficient design, identify alternative methods of constructions, identify ...
  • Palliyaguru, R; Nawarathna, A; Jayalath, C [Conference-Full-text]
    Even though many governments have ambitious plans for speedy and effective post disaster recovery a less success rate has been recorded in many parts of the World including Sri Lanka. In light of this situation, a growing ...
  • Tennakoon, TMMP; Kulatunga, U [Conference-Full-text]
    The rapid unplanned urbanization of metropolitan areas has manifested number of challenges in terms of infrastructure, energy consumption, health care, waste management and resilience. Thus, forming “liveable” city for ...
  • Ginigaddara, B; Perera, S; Feng, Y; Rahnamayiezekavat, Payam [Conference-Full-text]
    In the 21st century, where smart and modern technologies are developed at an expeditious rate, construction industry has survived over centuries, despite its slow rate of technology adaptations, poor productivity, lower ...
  • Hyderaly, H; Thayaparan, M; Aarifkhan, F [Conference-Full-text]
    Value is an ideational thought by which a worth of a good or service is expressed. Value Engineering is one of the tools used to evaluate such value and provide solutions for best fit value in real time. The core principle ...

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