The building specifiers concerns will help the nation to build beautiful and smart buildings which will cost effective quality oriented, faster and sustainable.
Hon. Minister Champika Ranawaka
Minister for Mega Polis & Western Development
It’s a great effort to bring Building specifiers together it will increase the awareness of specification and quality in the Architectural and construction industry
Madam Chitra Weddikara
Past President of Sri Lanka Institute of Architects, Dean of Colombo School of Construction Technology, Practicing Architect through the company Q serve in Sri Lanka
The Hardest part of the building is to arrive at a consistent specification and much of the buildings essence is the specification” It’s important to have a Building specifiers conference! For our industry
Architect Harsha Fernando
President Sri Lanka Institute of Architects
When specifiers of the building is not specifying the product he/she leaves the chances to other to play on the price band and then the cheapest of the product wins. A good building has to be appropriately specified.
Viddiyajothi Architect Prof Laxman Alwis
Chairman Design Consortium Ltd.
When an architect dreams about the building and do not specify what he wants to use in it....he leaves the dream in other’s hands. Specification are the wings of the dream.
Architect Prof. Lalith De Silva
Past President and dean of the Faculty of Architectural University of Moratuwa Deshbandhu Architect Surath Wickaramsinghe , President Chamber of Construction Industry.
I am sure the building specifier’s conference will enhance the value system of Building and it will improve the quality and efficiency of the construction industry
Deshabandu Archt. Surath Wickaramsinghe
President Chamber of Construction Industry
It is indeed timely , in current context, greater attention is paid to the specifications of construction projects. The projects are now complex, with much sophistications in every aspect and to achieve a quality end product, the specifications has to be innovative and precise.”
Mihindu Keerthiratne
Chairman / Managing Director, Mihindu Keerthiratne Associates Ltd.
Regulatory Specifications are of utmost importance to maintain Health, Safety and Sustainability of all building materials and components.The quality of the end product will depend on the specifications of its separate components.”
Prof. Lal Balasuriya


Sri Lanka’s construction services sector has witnessed a boom in the recent years particularly in the property, development sector economic development , rapid urbanization and increased consumer spending has been facilitated through the government’s growth and development plan support from urban development authority . Together this proactive approach has fueled in the demand for construction in the form of housing, high-rise buildings , condominiums , hospitals , schools and universities , roads , highways and bridges and hotels among others.

The builder specifiers conference was hence conceived with idea of answering to the booming construction need of Sri Lanka and formulating grounds to impart right & sustainable construction Methods. In the world of building and construction, standards help to codify best practices, methods and technical requirements to create a safe and sustainable built environment for the community. The main purpose of building Standards is to protect public health, safety and general welfare as they relate to the construction and occupancy of buildings and structures. Building codes are generally intended to be applied by architects, engineers, interior designers, constructors and regulators but are also used for various purposes by safety inspectors, environmental scientists, real estate developers, subcontractors, manufacturers of building products and materials, insurance companies, facility managers, tenants, and others.


Building Specifier conference is a series of conference which highlight the all the subjects related to building specification & standards in a building related to the material or its application.


Building Specifier Conference is an initiative for “A category “ product suppliers whose products are standardized at one hand & for the construction experts on the other making them aware about importance of using specified product over any other company’s product having no specification.

Our Speakers

Archt Prof. Hisham Elkadi

Dean, School of The Built Envionment (SoBE) ,University of Salford. England

Archt. Rajiv Mishra

Principal - Sir JJ College of Architecture, Mumbai, India

Archt Chitra Weddikara

Dean of Colombo School of Construction Technology

Archt Murad Ismail

MICD Associates Sri Lanka

Archt Jayantha Perera

Past President Sri Lanka Institute of Architect

Roger Lionel Passfield

Director - Hooloomann Mauritius

Eng. Shiromal Fernando

MD / Principale Structural Engineer of Civil & Structural Engineering Consltants Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Prem Anveshi

Managing Director Showcraft International Pvt Ltd Sri Lanka

Mr. Aelian Gunaveedene

M. D. Jat Holding Pvt. Ltd.

Archt Madura Permathilake

Principal Architect Team Architrave

Archt Bernard Gomez

Director Principal Architect BGJF Consultanvy Services Pvt Ltd

Eng. Nandana Abeysuriya

NCD Consultants (Pvt) Ltd Sri Lanka

Ch.Qs Lalith Ratnanayaka

Project Management Consultant Dirctor VFORM Consultant Private Limited

Ch.Qs Upul Shanta

Quantity Surveyor Engineering Consultants pvt ltd

Eng Saro Weerasuriya

Saro Weerasuriya Associates Sri Lanka



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