Dr Sarath Kumarasiri Mataraarachchi
Convener of courses, Lecturer and Researcher

Dr Sarath Kumarasiri Mataraarachchi

Bachelor of Science Hons - University of Colombo

Graduate diploma in Urban and Regional Planning - Queensland University of Technology

Master of sustainable Built Environment - University of New South Wales

Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture - University of Queensland

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Built Environment
+61 2 9385 4597
Room 1016, First floor, Red Centre West Wing


  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Sarath Kumarasiri Mataraarachchi
    Wakely P; Martaraarachchi S, 2021, 'Sustainable community governance and management of urban housing and local environment', Town Planning Review: Volume 92, Issue 4, vol. 92, pp. 443 - 452, http://dx.doi.org/10.3828/tpr.2021.14
    Journal articles | 2003
    Dr Sarath Kumarasiri Mataraarachchi
    Mataraarachchi S, 2003, 'Professional development vs development of a profession', Housing Works, vol. 1
  • Reports | 2017
    Dr Sarath Kumarasiri Mataraarachchi
    Liu EY; Judd B; Mataraarachchi S, 2017, RP3038 Final Project Report: Lower income barriers to low carbon living - Policy pathways to addressing barriers, Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living, Sydney, http://www.lowcarbonlivingcrc.com.au/resources/crc-publications/crclcl-project-reports/rp3038-final-project-report-lower-income-barriers
    Reports | 1991
    Dr Sarath Kumarasiri Mataraarachchi
    Mataraarachchi SK, 1991, Housing Issues of the Murri People of Kurilpa, Musgrave Park Corporation, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Sarath Kumarasiri Mataraarachchi
    Liu E; Judd B; Mataraarachchi S, 2016, 'Carbon reduction programs and lower income households in Australian cities', in Procedia Engineering, Elsevier: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No-Derivatives License, Sydney, pp. 1541 - 1550, presented at International High-Performance Built Environment Conference – A Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2016 Series, Sydney, 17 November 2016 - 17 November 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.04.316
    Conference Presentations | 2016
    Dr Sarath Kumarasiri Mataraarachchi
    Judd B; Liu EY; Mataraarachchi S, 2016, 'Barriers to Low Carbon Living for Low-income Older Australians', presented at European Network for Housing Research, Belfast, 28 June 2016 - 01 July 2016
    Creative Written Works | 2009
    Dr Sarath Kumarasiri Mataraarachchi
    Mataraarachchi S, 2009, Counting the cost of Pollution, Housing Works, Blaszczyk M, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2009
    Dr Sarath Kumarasiri Mataraarachchi
    Mataraarachchi S, 2009, From devastation hope and a new beginning are born, Blasszczyk M, (ed.), Australasian Housing Institute
    Conference Presentations | 2003
    Dr Sarath Kumarasiri Mataraarachchi
    Mataraarachchi S, 2003, 'Innovation in Urban Transformation: Community Action Planning in Public Housing Estates in Sydney', presented at State of Australian Cities National Conference 2003, Carlton Hotel, Parramatta, 03 December 2003 - 05 December 2003, https://apo.org.au/node/287



2016 - Built Environment Learning & Teaching Initiative: the BE Course Design Competition/Blended Learning

2017 - Institute for Global Development Seed Funding: Developing sustainable infrastructure, poverty reduction and wellbeing through capacity building in Pacific island countries.

2017 - Researchstart Grant: Social cohesion, resilience and informal urbanism across communities along Kelani River basin in Colombo (with Professor David Sanderson)

2017 - Scholarship of Learning and Teaching (SOLT ): Educating the sustainable infrastructure professional: Gaps, opportunities and challenges

2017/18 - Inspired Learning Initiative: Digital uplifting of an elective course

2018 - Education Focus Foundation Funding project: Construction/Design Manual: design strategies in the selection, organization, assembly and maintenance of materials in architecture (with Dr John Gamble)

2018 - Education Focus Foundation Funding project: Group Projects and Problem Based Learning (PBL) - Adopting best practice in our teaching