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The Colombo Planetarium | 1965



A gift from the East German government, the Colombo Planetarium is the first pre-cast, post-tensioned construct in Sri Lanka. Designed by Architect Pani Tennakoon, the structural works of the Colombo Planeta [ … ]
Kalutara Bodhi Chaitya | 1974



As you travel south along the Galle Road, the Kalutara Bodhiya stands out as a hallowed and glorious land mark with thousands of devotees, especially travellers make a momentary stop to drop a few coins and [ … ]

Maligawila Buddha Statue 1991



One of the most prestigious mechanical engineering undertakings of the SEC was the raising of the Maligawila Buddha Statue. A previous attempt in 1974 failed and the task of lifting this twice da [ … ]

Golden Canopy at Dalada Maligawa 1987



The Dalada Maligawa is a landmark symbol of the Buddhist faith and it was in the year 1987, that then President of Sri Lanka Ranasinghe Premadasa made a magnificent offerin [ … ]
Foot Bridge over the Beira Lake 2004



The Corporation was commissioned by the UDA to furnish a design-and-build solution for a suspension pedestrian bridge from Sri James Peiris Mawatha to the Children’s Park of the Beira lake [ … ]