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Check out this beautiful modern German houseboat by architects Rost Niderehe on Eilbek Canal near Hamburg

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28 Houseboats That Will Make You Want To Float Away

This one has a boat garage underneath. | 28 Houseboats That Will Make You Want To Float Away

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Schwimmhaus: The Sustainable Modern HouseBoat

And...I'm home. The Schwimmhaus by German architects Confused-Direction is a green hausboot (oops, house boat) designed to float around or just stay put on the shore. Its modern pre-fab aesthetic sets it aside from most maritime-y houseboats, and a green roof adds freshness and sustainable cred. Still under construction, Schwimmhaus is being built from wood salvaged from an old farm house in addition to other sustainable building materials.

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Thesayboat Modern Houseboat

Have you ever daydreamed of selling all of your worldly possessions and buying a boat or had that romanticized notion of living on a houseboat with the water gently rocking you to sleep? After seeing Thesayboat houseboat, I want to make that dream a reality. Designed and owned by Marek Ridky of Flowhouse in the Czech Republic, the houseboat’s design was created as a home with views of the stars.


Modern Tiny Floating House | Tiny House Pins. So this would not go on the hill but it was too cute not to re-pin.

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Passive Homes Heat Up Around the World

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Nancy Creek Guesthouse by Philip Babb Architect. While this is not a shipping container home, the lines are similar and so could be used as inspiration for interior layout.


20 Outstanding Architectural Designs From All Over the Globe

Floating House by Dymitr Malcew. I bet this would be the ideal home for most nature lovers out there. A house that floats on water, with enough rooms for a small family – it almost seems too good to be true.