- Architect: Kumudu Munasinghe
- Location: Bolgoda, Sri Lanka
- Area: 3,000 ft2
- Project Year: 2011
- Photographer: Hemantha Arunasiri
- Author: Ravijani Gunathilaka
The rectangular cube has emerge from the bank of the lake to capture the view across the ripple of the water towards the lush greenery beyond. It is a place to relax and rejuvenate yourself, and enjoy the nature. The tranquility overwhelmed
Concrete and bricks raised from the bank of the lake is used as the main structure to get the maximum benefit of the view. The wide glass panels and elevated floor allows you to capture wide perspective from the living room and bed rooms as well as it links the nature and the building together.
The simple cube added the contrast to the surround by its own shape and its reaction to the lights falling to the building during the day. In the morning it started to glitter with the rising sun light and hide in the noon with direct sun in barren bank of the lake, the evening is different with falling sunlight and shadow make romantic atmosphere.
The natural setting of this place differs seasonally which covers the ground with water at some seasons. The entrance of the house is created through the land where the users have to step forward in the water to enter to the house.
The interior spaces are created with a little touch of red colour using diverse types of lighting and future varieties which capture the sense of romance inside the house. The amaranthine views of Bolgoda Lake are captured with diversified frames using openings at the house that depicts the outside nature inside. The natural setting is framed through large windows providing a picturesque sense to the inner spaces.