Eminent jurors appointed for National Skyline Awards | Sunday Observer

Eminent jurors appointed for National Skyline Awards

A top panel of jurors has been appointed to adjudicate at the National Skyline Awards.

The jurors include: Prof. M. L. De Silva, Dean of Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa, Eng. M.R. Jeyachandran, Chairman of Construction Industry Development Authority, Mr. Vidya Amarapala, Senior Adviser, Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development, Mr. Dinesh Watawana, Transformational & Development Strategist

The National Skyline Awards recognizes the most outstanding real estate and infrastructure developments in Sri Lanka and their initiators and applications for the inaugural awards will close tomorrow, February 26.

The Jury sessions will thereafter begin to select the winners. The iconic awards endorsed by the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development seek to recognize outstanding contributions to Sri Lanka’s evolving landscape while spurring greater development.From vintage to the present, buildings and larger developments, completed or still under construction will be considered for recognition in multiple categories with eligibility clearly spelled out on the awards portal. Awards will be presented in some 17 categories and include tallest structure, tallest building, tallest living space, tallest hotel, most futuristic building design, best green building and best commercial space.

As an incentive for smaller but significant developments, best buildings under 20 and 10 floors will also be awarded. Among the coveted awards will also be Best developer, Best Interior and Best Service Provider to the real estate industry.

A noteworthy recognition is the award to recognize iconic developments in history awarded in the Sri Lanka Hall of Fame category. Not leaving out the movers and shakers, Sri Lanka’s best architect and young architect will also be awarded at the awards ceremony slated for late November.

Applications can be downloaded from the website: www.srilankaskyline.com