Arkup Livable Yachts Unveils Their First Green Floating Villa

Arkup Livable Yachts has launched with Arkup #1 docked at Miami’s über exclusive Star Island. The 4,300-square-foot floating home is the first of it kind, a customized self-lifting barge, and was unveiled in April of this year. It can cruise along like a boat or can be anchored in a marina, but most notably, it can be hydraulically elevated to stand upon pilings above the water to protect you from high winds, surges and floods. Read more

The Heart of Europe’s Floating Seahorse Villas and New Signature Edition

They just keep building the wildest stuff in Dubai. By now you may be familiar with the The World in Dubai, a global landmark made up of 300 islands reclaimed from the sea in the shape of the world map that is home to an iconic collection of private and resort islands. Within The World lies The Heart of Europe, a cluster of six islands designed to emulate Europe. And within that you’ll find the The Floating Seahorse Villas, three-level luxury houseboats whose lowest levels are submerged underwater. Read more

Old 1957 Cargo Ship Is Transformed Into A Houseboat

Netherland Architects ANA have transformed a Novatie Cargo ship into a unusual, spacious and comfortable home residence for a family. Read more

Eco-Friendly High-End Living That Floats: Rev House Houseboats.

Hard to beat Rev House Houseboats when it comes to living large on the water. These luxurious houseboats crafted in Germany are completely bespoke in every way. The eco-friendly floating paradises feature solar panels, a water filtration system, and a wide array of amenities. Read more

Inside and Out of Amsterdam’s Modern Houseboat, the Watervilla de Omval.

Watervilla De Omval

This tautly designed houseboat, Watervilla De Omval, floats in the Amstel river of Amsterdam. The design has, unlike most floating houses, a very contemporary design without losing the characteristic appearance of the typical houseboat. Read more

The MetroShip. A Modern Luxury Houseboat For $250k.

MetroShip Luxury Houseboat by Ballinger & Co

The MetroShip by Ballinger & Co. is a modern houseboat, conceived of in London and hand-made in the USA, which also happens to be offered in this years’ annual Neiman Marcus Christmas Book as one of their legendary “Fantasy Gifts” for $250,000. Read more

The Silver Fish Floating Home With Interior by Confused Direction

The Silver Fish Floating Home

The Schwimmhausboot  (The Silver Fish Floating Home) is a “green” barge / houseboat named the Silberfisch in Oldenberg, Germany. Read more