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LINEAR HOUSE, BATHTHARAMULLA

This is a slender home, which is located in the busy Battarmulla area close to the Sri Lankan Parliament on less than 10 perches (1 perch =272 sqft) built for about8 Million SLR ($USD 57,000) built area (2258).Designed on a narrow plot gifted to the couple, within the larger family home. The entrance forecourt is paved (motor and entertainment/multifunctional) with the lone sapodilla tree as the focus. The house has been designed to provide a feeling of being connected to the tropics, the skies, the water, and the trees despite being in a very busy and dense neighborhood on a tight. The house aims to provide rich experiential qualities despite narrow space, and a small construction budget and very objects/ few materials owned by the couple. The house is linear, the deign aims at creating a continuous indoor and outdoor connection and provide a feeling of unending sense of space and greenery.