This Floating Home Lives On A Lake In Seattle

Designed by Vandeventer + Carlander Architects, this two storey modern floating home with views of Lake Union, has been constructed on concrete floats that are 24 feet wide by 44 feet long,

Photography by Benjamin Benschneider

 

Designed by Vandeventer + Carlander Architects, this two storey floating home in Seattle, Washington, with views of Lake Union, has been constructed on concrete floats that are 24 feet wide by 44 feet long.

 

Designed by Vandeventer + Carlander Architects, this two storey modern floating home with views of Lake Union, has been constructed on concrete floats that are 24 feet wide by 44 feet long,

Photography by Benjamin Benschneider

Upon entering the float home, two exterior walls of channel glass are visible and allow abundant natural light and also maintain privacy.


Upon entering this float home, two exterior walls of channel glass are visible and they allow abundant natural light for the entry and stair, and also maintain privacy.

Photography by Benjamin Benschneider

When walking up the stairs, a large window provides views of a small terrace with a barbeque (located off the kitchen), and a ladder that provides access to the roof deck.


When walking up these stairs, a large window provides views of a small terrace with a barbeque (located off the kitchen), and a ladder that provides access to the roof deck.

Photography by Benjamin Benschneider

At the top of the stairs is the main living area with a lounge, kitchen, dining room, and terrace.


This float home has the main living area on the top floor, with a lounge, kitchen, dining room and terrace all sharing the space.

Photography by Benjamin Benschneider

A wood slat ceiling in the living room and kitchen provides contrast to the surrounding white ceiling and walls. White touches have also been used in the kitchen, like on the island and cooktop area.


In this floating home, a wood slat ceiling feature anchors the living room and kitchen, and provides contrast to the surrounding white ceiling and walls. White touches has also been used in the kitchen, like on the island and cooktop area.

Photography by Benjamin Benschneider

The living and dining areas open up to a small terrace, perfect for enjoying a drink while watching the sunset.


The living and dining areas of this floathome open up to a small terrace, perfect for enjoying a drink while watching the sunset.

Photography by Benjamin Benschneider

The bedrooms are all located on the lower level of the float home, with large windows providing picture perfect views of the water.


The bedroom in this floating home has a wall made of windows, allowing for picturesque views of the water.

Photography by Benjamin Benschneider

Frosted glass hides the toilet from the rest of the bathroom, and the flooring is made up of limestone tiles.


Frosted glass hides the toilet from the rest of this bathroom, and the flooring is made up of limestone tiles.

Photography by Benjamin Benschneider

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