Gallery: Wood-Wrapped Floating House Maximizes Urban Growth

 

Modernism takes to the seas with this beautiful wood-wrapped houseboat by German architects Rost Niderehe. Seafaring homes have proven their viability through the years, and entire neighborhoods of coastal cities have sprouted up. This compact modern home combines prefab construction with an adaptable design to showcase the great potential of floating housing.

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  1. laura north jones August 29, 2011 at 8:38 pm

    painfully ikea.

  2. Shropshire Architect September 10, 2010 at 5:15 am

    An interesting deisng for a house boat.

  3. Iceberg on the Baltic i... September 3, 2010 at 8:34 pm

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