By M. W. Byrne
16 Floating Homes For Lazy Pirates and Modern Mer-Folk
So that you aren’t left behind, living the life of the odious dirt-dweller, here’s 16 examples of exceptional floating homes to help whet your appetite for seafaring.
A river house is a unique treasure indeed, since the eddies of moving water are far more complex than those of a placid lake.
MOS Architects’ Pontoon Prefab
Living life on Lake Huron, this Canadian house wasn’t made on site, but rather built elsewhere then floated to its destination.
The Fennell Residence
Made by notable architect Robert Harvey Oshatz who devised the seashell structure, it incorporates wide windows that provide ample light at all times.
Heading north from Portland to the waterways of Seattle, we find this luxury home that runs into the $3.5 million range.
WHY Floating Home
The WHY goes beyond the traditional houseboat to create an apartment-grade superyacht that is ready to take to the seas, acting as a luxury condo, a ship, and an entire pool deck that can go wherever the horizon takes you.
Blooming Bamboo Home
Costing a scant $2,500 to build and capable of being outfitted with reclaimed oil drums so that when the creek rises, the house goes along with it.
Built to resemble a sail that is big with ocean breeze, the Steeltec37 uses that sweet German engineering to intense effect.
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