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Deshabandu’
Dr Surath Wickramasinghe

Dip Arch (UOW), Msc TCP (SL), Hon DLitt (UOW), PP/Fellow ITPSL, RIBA, Hon FRAIA, PP/Hon Fellow SLIA, PPresident - OPA

Surath Wickramasinghe graduated from the University of Westminster, London and completed a Masters Degree in Planning at the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

Surath has made an outstanding contribution to Architecture, Urban Planning and Urban Regeneration for over four decades. His carrier combines a prolific and continued output of significant Architecture and Urban Design Projects including a distinguished list of writings and publications.

Ar / Plnr Deshabandu' Dr Surath Wickramasinghe is a Chartered Architect and a Chartered Urban Planner by Profession, and the Chairman of Surath Wickramasinghe Associates. His Firm has won several awards for Architectural Excellence from the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) .

A Past President of SLIA, Institute of Town Planners, Sri Lanka (ITPSL) and the Organization of Professional Associations (OPA) and currently Immediate Past President, Chamber of Construction Industry, Sri Lanka (CCI). He is an Honorary Fellow of SLIA and the Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA). Internationally, Past President, Architects Regional Council Asia,( ARCASIA), comprising Architectural Associations in 17 Asian Countries.

He was awarded the prestigious, SLIA Gold Medal for unique achievements and invaluable contributions to Architecture in Sri Lanka. In addition, the Organization of Professional Associations recently awarded the Apex Award for Excellence in the category Engineering Services.

The University of Westminster in recognition for his achievements in Architecture, Planning, contribution to the Professions and the Construction Industry conferred a Honorary Doctorate DLitt.