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Houseboat: prototype comfortable floating home

Floodule - a floating house.

Floodule - a floating house.

In connection with the total deficit of freespace in metropolitan areas, architects are increasingly offering to master the water surface of rivers and canals. One of the design firms unveiled a prototype of such a construction, designed to location on the water. Inside her apartment building may be located, office space or retail space.

The architectural project, developed by the studio DFD.studio.

The architectural project, developed by the studio DFD.studio.

DFD.studio Studio has developed a project called houseboat Floodule. Exterior design bears little resemblance to the traditional housing, but rather looks like a futuristic capsule.

Floodule. One of the walls is made of glass.

Floodule. One of the walls is made of glass.

The living area is 60 square Floodulemeters. Inside, the house looks like a studio, divided into zones. Subsequently there is a kitchen with dining area, living room. The sleeping area can be separated lower the blinds. One of the walls of the house is made entirely of glass.

Floodule. Home and Studio.

Floodule. Home and Studio.

Floodule. Bathroom with a futuristic design.

Floodule. Bathroom with a futuristic design.

The bathroom is 12 square meters. meters. Its futuristic design reminiscent of footage from the film of science fiction.

Floodule - a house on the water.

Floodule - a house on the water.

Floodule can be used in winter. The house has underfloor heating is used. A special heated hose does not allow water to freeze.

Weight of the house is 15 tons, and lowered into the wateronly 20 cm. The main building material is an epoxy laminate. The cost of such housing, according to developers, will take about 1070 dollars per square meter.

Floodule. Kitchen and dining area.

Floodule. Kitchen and dining area.

German developers Nautilus Hausboote also specialize in the production of original houses afloat. Their collection is nothing less interesting house on the water, in which one can live even in the winter.

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