||Born, Colombo, Sri Lanka
||University of Ceylon
||Left for Ibadan, Nigeria. Enrolled at University of Ibadan for mathematics and chemistry.
||University of Southampton (civil engineering)
||Working in Nigeria
||Joined Ove Arup and Partners, London.
||Imperial College, London (post-graduate work)
||Deputy Chairman, Arup. Chairman Building Sector. Founded Advanced Geometry Unit (AGU.)
Balmond's book Informal has won seven prizes including Best in Architecture as nominated by the RIBA Banister Fletcher Prize. He was also the first recipient of the Charles Jencks Prize for Theory in Practice.