Archt. Narein Perera
Narein Perera runs a small practice, which prides itself in the degree of innovation and holistic applicability of its architectural solutions. A Senior Lecturer at the Department of Architecture, University of Moratuwa, with a teaching and research focus on climate sensitive design at both, building and urban scales, for which he holds a PhD, strives to apply 'lessons-learnt' in his practice. The practice, now over ten years old, has been quite successful over the years, winning recognition for design, both locally and internationally. On the international `stage, he was awarded the 'Architecture Asia Award for Emerging Architects' as a part of the Asian Congress of Architects sessions in Malaysia, 2014. In his home country of Sri Lanka, he was the recipient of the 'Young Architect of the Year' in 2010 and Sri Lanka Institute of Architects, awards for Design excellence in 2007 and 2011.