The prime objective of the principles and specifications outlined below is to arrive at the most economic compromise between
State of the Art standard for a post-secondary vocational institute in terms of facilities, equipment and attractive learning, teaching and living environment,
Energy efficiency (AC, Lighting, PV power generation),
Minimise operation and maintenance cost as far as possible by applying state of the art materials and technologies for all facilities to reduce life cycle cost of the Institute. This includes specifically any measures to reduce energy consumption in general and utilise renewable energies to the extent possible,
Preservation / integration of all existing trees (as far as possible),
Flexible utilisation (all class rooms are standard size for 30 students, labs are multipurpose size, office space can be allocated flexibly according to organisational structure.
Disabled access and respective facilities as far as possible in each building.
Architectural Integration into the regional context combined with unique distinction features / appearance.



1. Roofing materials: Alu-Zink corrugated sandwich panels with PU insulation….
2. Windows, doors and all movable parts: Windows and door frames from extruded, anodized or powder-coated, heavy duty aluminium profiles, handles and hinges Metal/ stainless steel, bolted not riveted.…
3. Sanitary Installations, taps, toilets, wash basins: quality sanitary ware and armatures installed with approved technologies (e.g proper silicon sealing etc.). ….
4. Floors: appropriate heavy duty flooring as required for each facility. Generally no carpet flooring, no glazed floor tiles, no polished floor tiles. Workshops: Industrial (epoxy) concrete floor, homogenous tiles with anti-slip surface for offices, labs and sanitary areas. power troweled /sealed concrete floors in all other areas. Including proper expansion joints

Architects: Chinthaka Wickramage, Nileeka Senerath
Engineer: Keerthi Rathnayake
Quantity Surveyor: Sunanda Gnanasiri
Services Engineer: Nimal Perera
Electrical Engineer: Thilak Thambiliyagoda


Manoj Nandana Madushanka