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A Live-In Kitchen on a Houseboat in Amsterdam
When a couple in Amsterdam decided to upgrade their residence from a small houseboat to a larger one, they sought a design that...
Picture Yourself in This Modern Danish Houseboat Asking $923K
Docked in Copenhagen's Teglholmen harbor, this floating home combines nautical and industrial inspiration.
Rent Out One of These Cool Houseboats or Floating Homes
If being surrounded by water puts you in a good mood, then a modern houseboat may be your perfect escape.
Life in This Renovated Houseboat Would Be But a Dream
Stealth storage and a color palette borrowed from nature lets this Australian houseboat live larger than its 495 square feet.
Kick Back in This Tiny, Solar-Powered Houseboat For $61K
Compact in size—yet big on comfort—this well-crafted micro-home is a luxurious way to experience the water.
Stay in a Modern Houseboat in Berlin With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
Set on Lake Rummelsburg is a modern floating home that features wraparound windows, offering spectacular views of Berlin.
An Architect Creates a Two-Level Houseboat For His Family on a Tight Budget
An Amsterdam architect looks to Japanese culture when designing a floating home for his family.
6 Modular Houseboat and Floating Home Manufacturers Around the World
If you’re bored of solid ground and want to try out a life on water, then these international companies will give you the tools...
From Houseboats to Hummers
What recession? Heath Ceramics, the storied Sausalito, California, ceramics studio founded by Bauhaus-trained potter Edith Heath...
10 Modern Floating Homes That Offer an Aquatic Lifestyle
In recent years, there's a been a surge of interest in floating homes for many reasons—mainly because they can be easily adapted...
Lake Eildon Houseboat
The Transience of...
A New Book For Those Who Dream of Living in a Floating Home
A new book from Gestalten takes readers on board an array of floating dwellings across the globe that embrace beautiful and...
Floating Prefab Concept Rethinks the Houseboat
Czech architects unveil a floating, modular living concept.
Londoners Can Live in This Scandinavian-Inspired, Converted Barge For $424K
In the Poplar Dock Marina of London sits a 1924 barge that has been transformed into Beecliffe, a contemporary floating home with...
Make Yourself at Home in One of These Small Spaces on Boats That You Can Rent
If you're eager to put your sea legs to good use, but don’t want the work of setting sail, then consider camping out on one of...
A Designer Dreams Up a Fossil-Free Houseboat for a Post-Apocalyptic Future
Tshepo Mokholo is an architect-turned-designer whose goal is to bring about inner city change through better design.
Resembling the Inverted Hull of a Ship, an English Guest House Pays Homage to the Harbor
Designed by Cambridge-based Mole Architects for an architect and developer, the Houseboat is a curved, split-level structure...
Like a Loft on Water
Anchored in a small canal, this floating house is all about space and light.
Marin Home Tours 2011
Over the weekend of April 30th, join the Marin Home Tours for a chance to step into the homes featured in the pages of Dwell and...
Family House with a Secret Room
This house on Lake Wenatchee in Washington was designed to be "cozy for two and comfortable for a crowd," as architect John...