Saturday, March 21, 2009

A Green Modern Floating Home

Schwimmhausboot: A Green Modern Floating Home
schwimmhausboot model photo

Flo Florian and Sascha Akkermann of design firm Confused Direction have designed a lovely floating home. it is ecofriendly, too, with zero-emissions, a green roof, and materials such as 250 year old larch wood salvaged from an old farmer's shed.

More beautiful pics after the jump.

More beautiful pics after the jump.

schwimmhausboot window photo

schwimmhausboot interior photo

I was taken in by this architectural model, it looks so real, but there is one under construction.

schwimmhausboot under construction photo

Justin says it is 14 meters long, 4 meters high and 3 meters wide, it will have a spacious living room with kitchenette and a bathroom on the lower level, a sleeping loft and a 'veranda'.

Source: TreeHugger


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