Mark Boyer

NRJA Designs a Two-Story Houseboat for Long Latvian Summers

by , 01/08/13

NRJA, floating barn, No Rules Just Architecture, Latvia, houseboat

Latvian architecture firm NRJA (which stands for “No Rules, Just Architecture”) is one of the most exciting firms working in Europe today. Floating Barn, the firm’s latest project, is a lakeside residence designed for long Latvian summers. The two-story house features living spaces, a bathroom and a small deck on the first floor, and a sleeping area is located on the second floor. By using one material for both walls and roofs, a homogenous look is achieved. The pontoon base of the house features storage tanks for clean water, filtered graywater and fuel.


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