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Books on Floating Architecture and Design

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Here a selection of  Books on Floating Architecture and Design. some are available in more languages. some are written just in one language. We will try to make the list as complete as possible. But if for any reason you’re missing a title let us know and we will ad it to the list

 

Aquatecture

Aquatecture

Buildings and cities designed to live and work with water. Water plays a vital role in shaping our built environment, as it has done for centuries. We depend on it, we use it, we live with it and we must respect it. Aquatecture is the first book to outline new ways of ‘designing for water,’ using examples from around the world to illustrate methods of utilizing water innovatively, efficiently and safely. More info →
Float Building on water

Float Building on water

Float! proposes a new way of building: on water instead of on land. More info →
Built on water

Built on water

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Genre: Aquatecture
The vision of living on water has recently become a professional focus among more and more architects and urban planners. Climatic change, the rise of the sea level, and the constantly increasing global population of urban areas are issues that render treating water surfaces as settlement areas as topical as never before. More info →
The Houseboat Book

The Houseboat Book

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Genre: Aquatecture
Jump into the cold water, right off the front porch, for an early swim; take hot coffee alfresco in a rooftop deck chair as the sunrise lights a panorama of sea birds and skyline; then, kayak off to a meeting downtown. More info →
Boat People of Amsterdam

Boat People of Amsterdam

It tells all about the life onboard houseboats in Amsterdam. From former river Captains living on their former ships. To Yuppies living and working in Amsterdam since living on the canals became popular this millennium. More info →
Houseboats Aquatic Architecture of Sausalito

Houseboats Aquatic Architecture of Sausalito

Prepare to be wowed, amused, and inspired as you visit over 100 houseboats, inside and out. Architect Kathy Shaffer follows her bliss and explores the floating legacy of her Sausalito home. More info →
My Cool Houseboat

My Cool Houseboat

Cool examples of how houseboats can offer an attractive, practical, and alternative place to live, as well as amazing and often idiosyncratic solutions to living successfully in a small space More info →
A Home Afloat

A Home Afloat

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This gorgeous coffee table book is filled with ingenious interior design and furnishing ideas for all kinds of boats and other small living spaces. More info →
Portable Floating Houseboat Plans

Portable Floating Houseboat Plans

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This book is a simple way to put together a weekend floating housboat. More info →