Advantis Engineering creates environment-friendly villa in Tangalle

A pioneer in converting marine containers to usable work space in Sri Lanka, Advantis Engineering has partnered with the team behind The Box House, Tangalle to create a novel, sustainable and environment- friendly villa.

Nestled in the tranquil surroundings past Galle city in Tangalle, The Box House provides visitors with an ideal, environment-friendly and serene escape from the city.

“Green or Sustainable tourism is being sought after across the world by a growing movement of conscientious travelers who are more sensitive to the effects of environmental change. It is no longer enough to only have green operational practices,” Architect and co-owner of the Box House, Malisha Kodituwakku said.

“We believe that sustainability begins with construction, and it was our vision to reduce our ecological footprint by re-purposing discarded shipping containers.

“Although the idea itself wasn’t novel, we wanted to push the boundaries of what had been achieved before. This is where Advantis Engineering stepped up to the challenge. Together, I believe we have created something amazing, within a short time frame and at a competitive cost,” said Ms. Malisha.

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