Course Profile

Due to land scarcity and high land values, the development of condominiums have become a trend and more and more condominium properties are now being developed in urban areas.

Although more and more condominium properties are developed the issues related to condominium properties are not understood by many. The Institute of Town Planners, therefore, decided to conduct a short course on “CONDOS” in order to increase the awareness and educate the players involved in condominium property developments to address these issues.

In order to develop a successful and sustainable condominium it is important to be conscious of the planning context, statutory requirements, design considerations such as architectural design, structural stability & services coordination, the availability of development infrastructure in the area, sociocultural issues related to life- styles of condominium dwellers and their neighbours , project feasibility and marketing, project implementation, safety considerations, completion & handing over, management, maintains of the condominium properties etc,…

There are many issues concerning condominium development such as. Who owns what? What happens if the structure fails? Will the cost of management and maintenance escalate with the aging of the building? etc., ... These concerns are constantly being thrown at developers by prospective buyers. How to respond to these concerns?
The course will not only cover all relevant issues but will include a site visit to an ongoing condominium development, A role playing exercise for the participants will be organized to gain insight into handling of a condominium development in a real-time situation as part of the programme.

The course in addition to resource personnel conducting lectures will have a guest appearance by leading Architects, Engineers, Contractors and Condominium Developers to provide an apparently for the candidates to share their experiences.

The Host

Conducted by Center for Urban & Regional Planning (CURP), the training arm of the Institute of Town Planners Sri Lanka.

The Course is conducted during 05 weekends and will provide insight into project formulation, statutory, compliance, services coordination, project implementation, safety standards, maintenance and management of properties and social issue related to condominium living.

Reputed realtors, professional and official of statutory agencies involved in creating condominium properties will participate as resource personnel to conduct the course.

A certificate will be issued to participants successfully completing the course. 80% attendance is compulsory.

Targeted for investors, Relators, Designers, contractors, and promoters of condominium developments.

Date and Venue

August 05, August 12, August 19, August 26,and September 02, 2017

Renuka City Hotel
328 Galle Road, Colombo 03

Course Schedule

Aug 05, 2017

09:00 - 09:30 Registration and course introduction
09:30 - 12:30 Planning Context and Sustainability issues
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 16:30 Statutory Compliance

    Aug 12, 2017

09:30 - 12:30 Design considerations Architectural, Structural & MEP Services
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 16:30 Socio Cultural Context of Development

    Aug 19, 2017

09:30 - 12:30 Project feasibility and marketing
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 16:30 Site Visit

    Aug 26, 2017

09:30 - 12:30 Project implementation & Safety issues
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 16:30 Completion and Handing Over

    Sept 02, 2017

09:30 - 12:30 Management & Maintenance
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 16:30 Role Playing
16:30 - 18:30 Award of Certificates of Attendance and Fellowship


Rs. 40,000.00 per participant

5% discount to be given for candidates making the full payment by July 22, 2017.

Payments can be done at the ITPSL office or deposit directly to the ITPSL account.

Bank: People's Bank, Majestic City Branch
Account Number: 2001 0014 0002 863

Please draw the cheques in favour of Institute of Town Planners Sri Lanka.

For more details, please contact:

Ishaka: 076 311 4208


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