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Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn presided over the foundation stone laying ceremony for the Innovation Technology and Multi-purpose Center Buildings, Population and Social Research Building, and inaugurated the Singwaedlomphatthadon Building

 

 




 


On Friday 26, June 2009,

         At 9.00AM at Mahidol University, Salaya Campus, Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn presided over the foundation stone laying ceremony for the Innovation Technology and Multi-purpose Center Buildings, Population and Social Research Building, and inaugurated the Singwaedlomphatthadon Building, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies. HRH Princess Sirindhorn also observed the exhibition entitled, "Mahidol University in the 21st Century and Beyond" at the Singwaedlomphatthadon Building, Mahidol University, Salaya campus.

         Clin. Prof. Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn, M.D., President of Mahidol University said that Mahidol University plans to improve Salaya campus to meet the growing number of students and staff. Construction of the Innovation Technology and Multi-purpose Center Buildings and Mahidol Learning Center were initiated. HRH Princess Sirindhorn presided over the foundation stone laying ceremony for these building as well as Population and Social Research Building on June 26th, 2009. HRH Princess Sirindhorn then rode the campus trolley to visit the perimeter around the campus as well as inaugurate the Singwaedlomphatthadon Building and observed the exhibition.

         Construction of the Innovation Technology and Multi-purpose Center Buildings is initiated with the goal to become the center for teaching and learning of music-related activity. This new facility will assist the development of technology and innovation of the western region. It will connect the education network between the public and private sector, the community, and the people. It allows for hosting of meeting and conference at the national and international level. This ferroconcrete building is 5 stories high with 2 basement levels. Total usable area is 31,426.37 m2, while the surrounding compound is 40,152.87 m2. The budget from fiscal year 2008-2011 was used for construction with a total of 1,048,950,000 Baht.

         Population and Social Research Building is a 6 stories building with a basement. It has about 12,350 m2 of usable area. This building will support the demand of research facility, lecture rooms, and as training center. The budget for construction is 174,488,000 Baht.

         Mahidol Learning Center is a new pavilion to replace the cafeteria and central recreation center that have been deteriorating. This new and modern facility will become the university center in education, recreation and activities for the staff, students, local community, and for the public. The funds for construction come from both the budget as well as funds outside of the budget, which is approximately 490 million baht. The ferroconcrete building will be 4 stories with a mezzanine level. The total usable area is 22,999.03 m2, while the surround compound is 15,409.63 m2. Total area is 45,408.66 m2.

Post Date : July 2, 2009

 
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