Gallery: FLOATING HOMES

 

Living on the water is little more than a pipe dream for most of us, even close to the coast. Among other more prohibitive factors, many waterborne accomodations are old, rundown houseboats with little appeal. But a new German company is changing that with the advent of Floating Homes, a prefab dwelling created especially for the water.

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  1. CSmith May 31, 2009 at 12:38 pm

    They’re fabulous looking. I’d be interested in how they have withstood wind and wave, say
    of Force 6 and better, though presumably they would always be anchored in sheltered
    places. Still one must confess a degree of skepticism when land-based concepts move
    afloat. There is a difference, as many have discovered. Interested in any comments.

  2. CSmith May 31, 2009 at 12:32 pm

    Would be interested in how these have stood up in wind and wave, say Force 6 or better;
    although one supposes their location would always be protected. The transposition of
    land-based design to the sea can be a rather iffy proposition.

  3. Ann Marie O'Connell February 18, 2008 at 6:46 pm

    hi there – really love these amazing homes – just wondering where i can get further information on where they can be purchased and prices

  4. Mark February 14, 2008 at 10:26 pm

    These are amazing house’s. It’s a nice place relax and to be free from
    all the stress and problems of modern day life

  5. Ali S May 14, 2007 at 11:37 am

    THE House is sweet…. Im doing a project in my drafting class on a DREAM HOME. And that is the kind of home i wanna make… Can you send me more info

  6. Roger Engley December 29, 2005 at 3:54 am

    I enjoy looking at the concept of the floating homes. I would rather see extremely efficient and eco-friendly designs that incorporate solar collection and water collection. The simpler the design the more appealing it is to me. When I see fancy curves and angles I know that the price is usually too high for a comfortable home. Just my opinion. Sincerely Roger Engley

  7. bijoy November 5, 2005 at 10:02 am

    less expensive and relaxing stay to relive stress

  8. bml October 6, 2005 at 6:49 pm

    Gorgeous.

  9. bryan October 4, 2005 at 11:21 am

    What is the benefit of these things in comparison to a houseboat.

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