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Houseboat / X-Architects

  • 01:00 - 7 February, 2009
Houseboat / X-Architects
Houseboat / X-Architects

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Dubai Marina - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Architects

    X-Architects
  • Program

    Leisure home
  • Area

    220.0 sqm

From the architect. X-Architects closely collaborated with Leen Vandaele, interior decorator ar¬chitect and design consultant from Squisito, to create a houseboat that in¬ventively combines the nautical lifestyle of relaxation and enjoyment with crisp architectural tectonics.

The fundamental structure of the floating home is created from two catamaran beams (for stability), stainless steel and glass. The layout of the structure, which is 20 meters by 6.7 meters, includes an upper deck containing a concealed kitchen, living room and an informal dining area. The Lower deck houses the bedrooms, bathroom and steering cabin. 

It also features a terrace, with spiral staircase access, that can be used as a sun deck. The interior is a blend of soft white tones, with contemporary furniture and chic bathroom fittings adding to the modern yet cozy ambiance. The architectural lighting makes this boat house more striking in the evening while it glides smoothly along the lucid waters of Mina Seyahi.

Cite: "Houseboat / X-Architects" 07 Feb 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/13699/houseboat-x-architects/>
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38 Comments

Hu Norsy · November 20, 2013

Amazed!

beyond real estate · March 20, 2013

Can´t wait to see some of these houses on the Rhine River. They are simple in some way but so beautiful.

Doe · May 12, 2012

Deniz tutanlar bakmasin! Ben bundan istiyorum. (Evet paket yapin evde yiycem) http://t.co/vuSqbJ7u

????? ??????? · April 29, 2012

220 ?? ??? ????????. http://t.co/AFQDWTgR via @archdaily

AllAboutDoor&Windows · April 23, 2012

Houseboat made of glass and steel. Helloooo #ritzy. Love. http://t.co/bEsJmM6R #architecture #coolstuff

Arkitektinn · April 22, 2012

House boat ... ahh, now that must be a nice life! by X-Architects via ArchDaily... http://t.co/L0JTRysv

Philip Manavopoulos · April 21, 2012

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Ebanistería Arenas · April 20, 2012

Impresionante casa flotante en Dubai. http://t.co/JyfNoVLS

Yazan K. Mahadin · April 20, 2012

Houseboat / X-Architects | ArchDaily http://t.co/uNYwajIK via @archdaily

Juan Camilo · April 20, 2012

Esta casa flotante combina el estilo de vida náutico de la relajación con la arquitectura nítida.http://bit.ly/948xEM http://t.co/f5YIYLtY

ARGOS · April 20, 2012

Esta casa flotante combina el estilo de vida náutico de la relajación con la arquitectura nítida.http://bit.ly/948xEM http://t.co/f5YIYLtY

El Chaure · April 20, 2012

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daniella molina · April 20, 2012

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Anne-Marie Michaud · April 20, 2012

boat-tiful...Houseboat / X-Architects | ArchDaily http://t.co/Cb8v54ir via @archdaily

Frances Hsieh · April 19, 2012

Now *this* is a houseboat I could live on. Preferably docked in Paris or Stockholm. http://t.co/Gcqosgj2

Ahmed Al Dhaheri · April 19, 2012

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Bob Frassinetti · January 30, 2012

Ideas from another World, all the same the possibilities and development can be done, a knot or two lower, but... http://t.co/Z6LmFIYN

Bob Frassinetti · January 30, 2012

Ideas from another World, all the same the possibilities and development can be done, a knot or two lower, but... http://t.co/Z6LmFIYN

Bob Frassinetti · January 30, 2012

Ideas from another World, all the same the possibilities and development can be done, a knot or two lower, but... http://t.co/Z6LmFIYN

Christine Leiser · September 19, 2011

This is my dream house. Houseboat / X-Architects | ArchDaily http://ow.ly/6xG9F

steve · July 28, 2010

Need to know what's the smallest square footage you can build for a one bedroom and can it be done in the States

Steve Dinapolis · July 28, 2010

Would love more information on this houseboat,the X-Architects from Dubai. And how much it costs and can it be built down in the states.

sergio · July 13, 2010

nouveau riche. exposição ab-surda

REHA GERÇEK · July 12, 2010

Houseboat / X-Architects | ArchDaily: http://bit.ly/aO7gdw

burdi · July 03, 2010

Best house!
I love Dubai architecture

gladys gonzalez · May 06, 2010

Reading: "Houseboat / X-Architects | ArchDaily"( http://twitthis.com/4be3x3 )

Robiné · September 14, 2009

This kind of living has a big future. It has a very high level of living quality and live on the water might be more important in some regions (for example the Maledives) in the future in general because of the global warming.

Map Architects · August 22, 2009

RT @AFHardware: Nice looking houseboat by x-architects!; structure is created from two catamaran beams..... http://tiny.cc/QPjn5

Laura Davis · August 22, 2009

RT @AFHardware: Nice looking houseboat by x-architects!; created from two catamaran beams, stainless steel and glass. http://tiny.cc/QPjn5

AF · August 22, 2009

Nice looking houseboat by x-architects!; structure is created from two catamaran beams, stainless steel and glass. http://tiny.cc/QPjn5

2MACoff · May 28, 2009

??? ?? ????... ???? ?? ???????? ??? ?? ??? ? ???????...

Olivier Legris · February 17, 2009

http://tinyurl.com/cghhf7 : Une maison sur un bateau ou un bateau qui fait maison ?

adam piro · February 10, 2009

i really like this 220sqm modern house boat from dubai, 2 levels, lots of stainless steel and glass, right up my alley - http://is.gd/iZRQ

John · February 09, 2009

great project, I like this kind of floating architecture.[x2]

sgurin · February 09, 2009

?????, ????? ?????????? ?????.
Beautifully. The good project.

rich lazzara · February 09, 2009

We already build these and have a completed one in Florida, USA if you would like to see it. http://lazzara.com/Lazzara-yac...

Zaid · April 20, 2012 03:26 AM

Yup! tried the link too, it is broken!

Paul Brian · October 29, 2009 06:41 AM

Rich, that website doesn't appear to go anywhere?

Xing · February 08, 2009

great project, I like this kind of floating architecture.

Olivier M. · February 07, 2009

I love this http://tinyurl.com/cghhf7 :)

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