Contact details

Dr. Upendra Rajapakshe
(Director - FARU)
Faculty of Architecture
University of Moratuwa
Sri Lanka
Email: faru@uom.lk
Phone: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7100

Mr. AMS Attanayake
Administrative & Technical Coordinator
Phone: +94 112 650301 Ext: 7136
Email: ruwana@uom.lk

Faculty of Architecture Research Unit (FARU) of University of Moratuwa aims at promoting a distinctive research culture across all its disciplines i.e. architecture, planning, building economics and integrated design. Diversity of the FARU represented in the wide range of research undertaken by the faculty and students, both undergraduate and postgraduate.

FARU is undergoing a fundamental effort to develop a practice led research base, which will both enable and guide the industry and policy implementation programs of the country. As part of the effort, organizing an annual international conference, publishing quarterly newsletters, undertaking research consultancies, conducting regular research colloquiums for the staff and post-graduate students can lead the Faculty of Architecture a local leadership role in making the built environments responsive and relevant.

FARU advances research collaborations with international universities with the initiatives and participation from the research faculty uniquely credentialed to address problems and needs related to national and global built environment issues.