Floating Home Off Grid

How about a modular floating home that’s completely off-the-grid? Look no further than Floatwing. Designed by Portugal-based firm Friday, this live space can generate all of its annual energy needs over 6-months. The top-of-the-line model has a robust solar energy system, a wastewater treatment + mini supply water plant with advanced tertiary treatment and even stored fuel to achieve sustainability. There are two levels: the long floating deck, along with the accessible upper deck that doubles as its roof. Inside, there’s floor-to-ceiling windows in the living, which is lined with wood, a full kitchen, heat pump, AC generator, barbecue, wine cellar, pellet stove for heat during winter, and up to three bedrooms. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

“While the structure has a six-meter-long fixed width, the house can be customized from 10 meters to 18 meters in length. The modular Floatwing neatly packs up into two standard shipping containers and can be shipped to almost anywhere in the world. Two small outboard motors let users steer the floating home across the waters at a moderate speed of three knots (approximately three miles per hour),” reports Inhabitat.


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