Category Archives for "Floating Homes"

Bridge Tender Houses

I recently got back from a trip to Europe to visit family and kept my eye out for tiny houses across the pond. What caught my attention in downtown Copenhagen, Denmark was a steel and copper bridge tender house. My husband and I actually peaked into the windows and contemplated if we could buy one […]

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With summer on the way, the tiny house dream of some people might take the form of a boat. Instead of a sailboat or other sleek sailing craft, a trawler has all the amenities in a tough little package – with a loyal following. A trawler or pilot house is a usually a boat used […]

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Early Seattle Houseboats: Economy Housing

I have not covered floating homes in quite sometime but I recently discovered these photos from the Seattle Municipal Archives and wanted to share them with you. In Seattle houseboats originated as cheap housing, anyone who could scavenge logs and build floats could also build their own cheap home. Times have changed of course and […]

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