Mind-blowing Houseboat Living in the Middle of Hamburg, Germany

Mind-blowing Houseboat Living in the Middle of Hamburg, Germany

Living on water is so exotic and so unusual that more and more people are willing to give it a try. This mind-blowing residence comes from Rost Niderehe Architects and combines the comfort of a modern home with the shape and eccentricity of living on a boat. We think the most fascinating aspect of this project is its location. This boat house lies in the middle of Hamburg and it is surrounded by the Eilbek-canal. When its inhabitants get tired of the landscape, they can move their home a few meters to the left or to the right by using a tug. This residence has two levels also known as the upper deck and lower deck that host the living and working areas. Once inside, there is little trace that may lead one to believe this is a house build on water. The interior design is spotless and the decorative elements are simply surprising. Living in the middle of nature in your large city without being a part of the urban racket- how great is that?


  • HomeDosh September 1, 2010 at 03:40 AMLogin to Reply →

    I like living on land, but seeing this houseboat, I don’t mind living in it at all!

  • Annie A. Honrada September 1, 2010 at 04:52 AMLogin to Reply →

    Very nice idea, if you don’t have a piece of land to build your house, build like this to avoid becoming a squatter

  • minnie September 1, 2010 at 11:10 AMLogin to Reply →

    Fantastic, I would like to live on a water in such a lovely house!

  • Isa September 1, 2010 at 11:52 AMLogin to Reply →

    Cool idea. use to live in Amsterdam and there were no limits to what the dutch were capable wth their houseboats.


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    Great Design

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    Though they are nice, they are not houseboats, they are barge-houses.
    All houseboats have their own engines and command/control decks.
    Barge-houses, like freight barges, are towed to their destination.

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  • Hamburg Resident September 18, 2010 at 18:29 PMLogin to Reply →

    Yeah… a great house to live in – if you have half a million euros to buy it. Most people live in mundane places…