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SAOTA & ARRCC Design High-End Floating Villas in Collaboration with ADMARES

SAOTA SAOTA, a leading firm of architects is driven by the dynamic combination of Stefan Antoni, Philip Olmesdahl, Greg Truen, Phillippe Fouché, Mark Bullivant, and Logen Gorden. The Cape Town-based design studio has a global footprint and has worked on projects in 86 countries, across six continents and has projects underway in several other key …

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Rising Seas & Bigger Hurricanes – No Problem with a Floating Home!

The first electrical livable yacht is now on the market. This technological marvel was created by Arkup, a Florida company that aims to create houseboats of the future. The existing floating villa on offer is priced at $5.9 million completely furnished and decorated. The Arkup floating villa measures at 75 feet in length with a …

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Le Pine by SAOTA, a Family Home with Dramatically Folded Floating Roof

This family summer house in Saint Tropez, France designed by SAOTA, is a contemporary interpretation of traditional Mediterranean Riviera architecture. Free from the constraints of the historical vernacular, the project became an opportunity to advance the expression of form, space, and lifestyle associated with the location. The long, narrow site backs onto a glade of …

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50 Floating Home Ideas from Around the World (Photos)

Floating homes in North America are typically found in the Northwest – Portland, Seattle, Vancouver and Victoria. In Europe, floating homes are canal boats or houseboats, although as you’ll see below, Sweden and Denmark have floating homes that aren’t boats. In the Northwest, floating homes are regular home structures on floating raft-like platforms. Many floating …

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8 Different Types of Houseboats (Designs, Ideas, Examples & 40 Photos)

Welcome to this very special gallery featuring a variety of unique houseboat designs from all over the world. In some parts of the world, houseboats are very popular as permanent homes, but in most places, houseboats are for leisure activities. Originally developed for boat owners who wished to have a more comfortable place to relax …

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8 Different Kayak Storage Ideas (Get that thing off the ground!)

  13 million people participate in kayaking each year [AmericanCanoe.org). It’s a popular sport. In fact, it’s more popular than canoeing (10 million participants), rafting (3.8 million participants) and stand up paddleboarding (2.8 million). The average kayaker heads out on the water 8.1 times per year. My wife and 6-year-old son are “kayak participants.” We …

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34 Luxury Yacht Decks (Bow, Flybridge and Rear Deck Photos)

While I don’t own a yacht, I’d love to one day. I love boating. Luxury mega yachts have incredible interiors as well as decks. The decks are just as important as the interiors because most time is spent outside. Larger yachts have multiple decks with all kinds of seating, dining areas and in some cases …

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The Award Winning Catamaran Apartments by Salt & Water Architecture and Yacht Design

The Catamaran Apartments are an innovative project built by Salt & Water Architecture and Yacht Design. Their design, build, and execution was so unique that they won the Millennium Yacht Design Award – MYDA 2015. The purpose and mission of the project are to encourage tourism on inland waters. These are beautiful areas of nature …

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Gorgeous Mega Yacht Interior Design by Mojo Stumer Associates

Architects and designers are quite challenged when it comes to working with a yacht since this offers them strict constraints when it comes to the overall vessel buoyancy. Hence, their vision should not just be left alone with structure, innovative design, presentation and comfort, which clients have required. Together with the latest technology, carbon fiber …

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29 Floating Deck Design Ideas

Welcome to our gallery featuring floating deck designs. A floating, or freestanding deck, is one that can be placed virtually anywhere in any yard, regardless of layout or space. It’s a way to heighten the experience of your yard, add a dedicated social spot, and create the perfect atmosphere for dining or relaxing. Floating decks …

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