Gunaratna Associates is an intentionally small, dynamic, multidisciplinary firm established in 1982 to deal with architecture, planning, interior design, landscape design, engineering, quantity surveying and project management consultancies. It is headed by Locana Gunaratna AA Dip (London), MCP (Harvard), PhD (Colombo), FNAS(SL), FIA (SL), FITP (SL), RIBA, Chartered Architect and Shanta Gunaratna MSc. (Arch), FIA (SL), Chartered Architect.
The firm provides personalized and comprehensive services to clients with an understanding of the underlying responsibility to both the community and environment. It specializes in sustainable, energy efficient and cost-effective design solutions based on the specific client needs, programmatic requirements and site conditions. The conscious design effort is to create architecture in a contemporary idiom appropriate to the project's socio-cultural context. The design process at GA is based on the poetic integration of conceptual clarity, attention to detailing and technological innovation.
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