Sometimes the best way to deal with a tall, gabled ceiling is to just add windows. A line of windows in the Floating House in Lake Huron, Ontario provides a picturesque water view.  Photo by Raimund Koch.  Photo 11 of 16 in Floating House, Lake Huron

Floating House, Lake Huron

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The living room windows overlooking the water let the Worples feel as though they're playing in the water even when they are dry and warm inside.