Floating House in Copenhagen

A Floating House in Copenhagen

Bobbing on a secluded waterway in Copenhagen Harbour, Lisbeth Juul and Laust Nørgaard designed and built themselves a compact floating house, return to boathouse lifestyle with their daughter and yellow Labrador.

Designers: Lisbeth Juul & Laust Nørgaard
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Photographers: Anders Hviid for Dwell

Floating House in Copenhagen
© Anders Hviid

This 80 sqm house has a symmetrical construction with larch-wood shutters and black facade, sustainable and maintenance-free.

Floating House in Copenhagen
© Anders Hviid

Narrow glass doors bisect the width of the house, permitting nature light into, it open seaward, seems to be out the door can jump into the sea.

Floating House in Copenhagen
© Anders Hviid
Floating House in Copenhagen
© Anders Hviid

Inside is a minimal interior with Scandinavian design, five distinct spaces—a hall, bedroom, bathroom, kitchen-dining-living area, and terrace—are apportioned within the plywood-paneled.

Floating House in Copenhagen
© Anders Hviid
Floating House in Copenhagen
© Anders Hviid