Department of Building Economics

University of Moratuwa

Sri Lanka

  • Department of Building Economincs - Sumanadasa Building
  • Sarasavi Gee Sisila - 2016
  • Budu Madura
  • Students
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  • New Building of the Department
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International Research Conference on Sustainability in Built Environment

The Commonwealth Association of Surveying and Land Economy (CASLE) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit (BEMRU), Department of Building Economics jointly organized the International Research Conference on Sustainability in Built Environment. The conference was held on 18th and 19th June, 2010 at Galle Face Hotel, Colombo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15th Pacific Association for Quantity Surveryor Conference

Pacific Association for Quantity Surveyors (PAQS), Institute of Quantity Surveyors Sri Lanka (IQSSL) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit (BEMRU), Department of Building Economics jointly organized the 15th Pacific Association for Quantity Surveyors Conference. The Conference theme was “Cost Management in a World Emerging from Adversity” and was held on 25th and 26th July 2011 at Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

 

World Construction Symposium-2012

The Ceylon Institute of Builders, International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB-W107) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa jointly organised The First World Construction Symposium, from 28 – 30 June 2012 at Colombo, Sri Lanka. The theme of the symposium was “Global Challenges in Construction Industry”.

Second World Construction Symposium - 2013

The Ceylon Institute of Builders, International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB-SB13) and Building Economics and Management Research Unit, University of Moratuwa jointly organised The Second World Construction Symposium, from 14 - 15 June 2013 at Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The theme of the symposium was “Socio Economic Sustainability in Construction”.

Fourth World Construction Symposium - 2015

The 4th World Construction Symposium 2015 on “Sustainable Development in the Built Environment: Green Growth and Innovative Directions” was held from 12th to 14th June 2015 at Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The symposium was jointly organised by the Building Economics Management and Research Unit (BEMRU) of the Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa and the Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB). The Symposium commenced with the key note address delivered by Prof. Ananda  Jayawardena, the vice-chancellor of University of Moratuwa, and provided a special forum for researchers and practitioners in the area of sustainable construction worldwide to share their knowledge, experience and research findings. The symposium was sponsored by International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB). Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom; Centre for Innovation in Construction and Infrastructure Development (CICID), The University of Hong Kong; Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras); CIB-TG 72 (Public Private Partnership); CIB-W092 (Procurement Systems) and Colombo School of Construction Technology were the Associate Partners of the Symposium. Built Environment Project and Asset Management (BEPAM), a journal published by Emerald Group Publishing, arranged for two awards, namely; the BEPAM Best Paper award and BEPAM Highly Commended Paper award. The recipients of these awards were announced by editor-in-chief of the journal, Prof. Mohan Kumaraswamy, at the conclusion of the symposium. Altogether, fifty five (55) papers were presented under12 theme areas by both local and international scholars. Imminent researchers, industry practitioners and students from over 12 countries including Sri Lanka, India, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia and United Kingdom took part in this symposium sharing ideas in the area of sustainability in built environment. The diversity of participants stimulated a rich debate of the agenda items.