Watervilla De Hoef, De Ronde Venen, Netherlands; Designer: WaterstudioSeems that "floating home" is the hot new term (maybe not so new) for "houseboat." The May issue of Wired magazine shines a spotlight on the modern houseboat. Selecting their top 3 favorites worldwide (two in the Netherlands, one in Oregon), Wired also reaffirms the 3 necessities required for houseboat living: "a buoyant foundation, flexible utility pipes, and a leash to tether the house to its property line."
Piet Boon House
Designer: Piet Boon/De Peyler
Tomahawk Island, Portland, Oregon
Read AT:SF's post on the Lake Union, Seattle Floating Home here.