Collection by Andrea Smith

Modern Floating Homes and Houseboats


Smooth sailing meets sophisticated design at these aquatic abodes.

“We wanted to make a delicate mark on the landscape, without blending into it outright,” says Andersson.
Kayaks and windsurfing equipment are stored in the main cedar-clad volume.
View of the boathouse from the lake.
Cedar slats help this Ontario lake house float soundly atop still waters.
“I love being close to the water.
The couple plan to add a kitchen garden to the platform just below the terrace that connects to the kitchen.
A wooden patio wraps around three-fourths of the house boat.
"Generally floating houses are very expensive, and very ugly," Capdevila says.
A C-Frame catamaran currently docked in Prague’s Holesovice neighborhood, Port X is a buoyant dwelling for modular,...