In houses on water there is something so attractive that to resist the temptation to live in them is simply impossible. That is why for many years, architects and designers have been developing more and more new projects, from simple cottages to floating islands. Any one of them will give a unique feeling of freedom and opportunity to enjoy the amazing scenery.
Houseboat in Ontario (Canada)
This floating house in Ontario was constructed by experts of studio MOS Architects in 2005. To find it, it is possible on Lake Huron. The terrain demanded from architects some special construction techniques, and as a result house stands on a steel pontoon. Building area: 186 square meters.
Floating House on Reservoir Powell (British Columbia)
This house with quite a traditional design stands on a powerful platform of huge logs and tapered steel cables. Perhaps this design is the most difficult element of this type of home design. In addition to the house on the platform there is a marina for boats, and even a garden shed.
Slipway for Boats
The house, built by experts of firm TYIN tegnestue architects in 2011, is located in More og Romsdal, Norway. It is a modern variant of the shed for boats. In fact, it is a reconstruction of the old boathouse, which must be demolished.
Tropical Island on a Yacht
A small house on the water is a fairy tale, but some people want to build for themselves a real paradise. There is how tropical islands on yachts turn out. There is a huge terrace, separate guest house, pool, volcano, balconies and many other charming features.
Futuristic Concept Ecopoli
An amazing project created by Vincent Callebaut. In this stunning house almost fifty thousand people canlive. And though it’s just a concept, the designer hopes that it will become a reality.
Floating House on the Amstel River
A perfect example of a floating home can be found on the Amstel River in Amsterdam. It organically unites functionality and minimalism. Creation Professionals +31 Architects studio created a combination of a traditional floating house with modern technology. House area is 200 square meters. As according to the local law on the maximum height of a building in three meters, it was impossible to construct a two-storey building; the ground floor should be hidden underwater.
Sealander – from a Boat into Trailer
Sealander – a two-wheeled trailer, which can be recovered in the long journey by land or by water.
Floating House Concept
All floating homes allow the opportunity to admire nature, and admire the breathtaking views of the river or sea. Trilobis 65 will give the opportunity to enjoy the underwater world as well. This half-submerged house was created by Giancarlo Zema. The four-level complex is designed for 6 people.
Boathouse on the Muskoka
Located on Lake Muskoka in Ontario, this floating house was built in 2007, by specialists of Christopher Simmonds Architect. The area is 55 square meters. The home is decorated in a simple rustic style, and on the roof there is a terrace.
Floating House Fennell
Simple design floating house impresses with its uniqueness. Curved silhouette and glass facade help it to blend in with the surrounding landscape.
Modern Floating House
Stylish modern building in a minimalist style. It provides several levels, and the upper glass facade allows you to admire the beauty of the surrounding landscape.