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Arkiboat Houseboats

Sydney  Australia – Drew Heath Architects

While the design and build may take place in Sydney, there is no doubt these are very mobile homes! Apparently frustrated by the lack of design thought invested in available houseboats, architect Drew Heath went from saying ‘Somebody should design a better houseboat’ to actually doing it.

An architect’s view of house-boating…
An architect’s view of house-boating…

There are many thousands of live-aboard families in the western world. I was one of them for a little over a year and loved it but a sail boat does have it’s limitations. If I’d been living on one of these, I might still be there 🙂

Arkiboat Houseboats - Sydney, Australia

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If you prefer to spend your vacations on dry land but still want to be able to change your view on a regular basis, you’ll enjoy viewing the Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree - Hangar Design Group


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