Each Day at This Floating Home Begins With a Swim, Just Two Feet From Bed

Each Day at This Floating Home Begins With a Swim, Just Two Feet From Bed

By Luke Hopping
After three years ashore, a Copenhagen couple return to the city’s waterways on a floating home for two.

Bobbing amid midcentury houses on stilts, in a secluded part of Copenhagen Harbour, Lisbeth Juul and Laust Nørgaard’s compact floating home cuts a dramatically modern profile. The 860-square-foot home, which the residents designed and built themselves, is the culmination of 25 joy-filled years on houseboats, and three less-comfortable ones on land.

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