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Palinda Kannangara
B.Sc (University of Colombo), AIA (SL)

Palinda Kannangara was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka in 1970. Educated at Ananda College, Colombo, he entered the University of Colombo and graduated Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Physics in the year 1996.

His primary calling, however, was elsewhere. He joined the study course conducted by the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects in 1994 and received his Charter in 2004 as an Associate Member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects AIA (SL).
During his Under-graduate years he worked under several leading architects such as Archt. K. Ganeshan, Archt. Vinod Jayasinghe and Archt. Anura Ratnavibushana before creating his own office in Kolonnawa in 2004 and later shifted to Kotikawatta, Colombo in early 2006, where his office is currently located.

He was awarded the commendation prize for the Geoffery Bawa award for Excellence in Architecture in the year 2008. Also he received an Award of Excellence from the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects in the year 2009 for The Residential building at Makola.
Academic Qualifications

B.Sc (Physical Science) University of Colombo - 1996

SLIA Part I
Sri Lanka Institute of Architects - 1998

SLIA Part II
Sri Lanka Institute of Architects - 2002

SLIA Part III
Sri Lanka Institute of Architects - 2004
Awards

Geoffery Bawa Award for Excellence in Architecture 2008 - Commendation Prize for the Estate Bungalow in Ginigathhena

Sri Lanka Institute of Architects Excellent Design Award 2009 for Rathnayake House at Makola

19th Architect of the Year Award - under the category of focused countries Commendation Award for Avissawella Bunglow at Thalduwa, Avissawella.

SLIA Design Award 2010 - Award of Merit under the Commercial Category for Showroom for David Pieris Motor Company (Ltd) Ratnapura.

SLIA Design Award 2011 - Award of merit under the category of Personalized housing for Subasinghe house at Kiribathgoda.

SLIA Design Award 2012 - Award of merit under the category of Personalized housing for staff quarters for david Peiris motor company at Ranna.

SLIA Design Award 2013 - Award Of Excellence under the category of personalized housing for leisure pavilion at Cololmbo 03.

SLIA Design Award 2013 - Award of merit under the category of Religious and Cultural for temple pavilions at Kolonnawa Raja Maha Viharaya.

22nd Architect Of the Year Awards - under the category of focused countries Commendation Award for Leisure Pavilion at Colombo 03.

Address
Office / Residence

405, Waliwala Road,
Kotikawatta,
Colombo
Contact
Office

Tel : +94 114 903 666
Fax : +94 112 419 311
Mob : +94 777 326 830

Email :
architects@palindakannangara.com
palinda@sltnet.lk
architectpalinda@yahoo.com


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