Sagara obtained his undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in architecture from the University of Moratuwa in 1996 and 2000 respectively. At present, he is a faculty member of the Department of Integrated Design, University of Moratuwa. He believes in practicing what he advocates in his approach to teaching and learning expedition in Architecture and Design while enjoying what he does. Sagara is a Fellow of Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) and he was elected as a member of the council of the SLIA for the sessions 2017-18 and 2018-19. Sagara’s innate passion for Art, Architecture and Archaeology has pronounced him to be an active member of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) Sri Lanka where he serves in the capacity of Joint Secretary.

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2020 - January
Jury Member: Asia Young Designer Award 2020
Nippon Paint Sri Lanka
2019 - December
Jury Member: Design Award, Colour Award Young Architect Award 2019
Sri Lanka Institute of Architects
2019 - August
Jury Member: Architecture Design Competition
Acharya NRV School of Architecture Bangalore
Theme: Temporary Spaces during Festivities of India
2018 – August
Chair: Sri Lanka Design Code - Design Code Research Conference
Theme: Future of Integration in Design
2016 - November
Public Lecture: ICOMOS-Sri Lanka Public Lecture Series
Theme: Origin, Types and Development of Oratorian Missionary Churches in Sri Lanka
2015 – March
Public Lecture: 71st session of the monthly lecture series
The National Trust – Sri Lanka, Colombo
Theme: Churches of Sri Lanka
2013 - August
Panelist: Sri Lanka Institute of Architects continuing professional development programme Seminar 2 – Session 2012/2013
Theme: Architectural visualization for printing
2011 - February
Co-chairman: Sri Lanka Institute of Architects 28th National Conference on Architecture,
Theme: Architecture for All - City +Community