Damith Premathilake received his Bachelor’s Degree (B. Sc.) in Built Environment in 2001 and his Masters Degree in Architecture in 2006 from the University of Moratuwa, in which he received commendation for his final design projects. In 2008, he advanced professionally as a Chartered Architect by completing the AIA (SL) and completed his post graduate degree in Landscape Architecture at the University of Moratuwa in 2013.
He is an Associate Member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects and a Member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Landscape Architects. He is also an International Associate member of American Institute of Architects (AIA) and International Member of Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). At present he is a Council Member of the Sri Lankan Institute of Architects (SLIA).
His contribution to the field extends to being a visiting lecturer at University of Moratuwa, Faculty of Architecture and City School of Architecture – Colombo.
His Architectural style has been renowned by being awarded both locally and internationally. World Architecture Community Awards in 2012 and 2014, winner of Architecture Asia awards for Emerging Architects in 2014, Young Architects of the Year 2016 and being a winner of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Sri Lanka in 2016 are some of the achievements which he has gained within his career as a young professional. Also his practice published among the best 50 practices in the world by the book, “Fifty under Fifty- Innovators of the 21st Century, 2015”.
University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka