Floating House by MOS Architects

Floating House by MOS Architects

MOS Architects designed the Floating House on Lake Huron in Ontario, Canada.

Floating House by MOS Architects Architecture

.

Description from the architects:

The Floating House is the intersection of a vernacular house typology with the shifting site-specific conditions of this unique place: an island on Lake Huron. The location on the Great Lakes imposed complexities to the house’s fabrication and construction, as well as its relationship to site. Annual cyclical change related to the change of seasons, compounded with escalating global environmental trends , cause Lake Huron’s water levels to vary drastically from month-to-month, year-to-year. To adapt to this constant, dynamic change, the house floats atop a structure of steel pontoons, allowing it to fluctuate along with the lake. Locating the house on a remote island posed another set of constraints. Using traditional construction processes would have been prohibitively expensive; the majority of costs would have been applied toward transporting building materials to the remote island. Instead, we worked with the contractor to devise a prefabrication and construction process that maximized the use of the unique character of the site: Lake Huron as a waterway. Construction materials were instead delivered to the contractor’s fabrication shop, located on the lake shore. The steel platform structure with incorporated pontoons was built first and towed to the lake outside the workshop. On the frozen lake, near the shore, the fabricators constructed the house. The structure was then towed to the site and anchored. In total, between the various construction stages, the house traveled a total distance of approximately 80 km on the lake. The formal envelope of the house experiments with the cedar siding of the vernacular home. This familiar form not only encloses the interior living space, but also enclosed exterior space as well as open voids for direct engagement with the lake. A “rainscreen” envelope of cedar strips condense to shelter interior space and expand to either filter light entering interior spaces or screen and enclose exterior spaces giving a modulated yet singular character to the house, while performing pragmatically in reducing wind load and heat gain.

Visit the MOS Architects website – here.

Photography by Florian Holzherr

.

Floating House by

houses are very sheltered in terms of security. Floating House homes have security guards. These houses are on our site in detail. "®TinyHousesForSale-US.com" you can call safely. As Best Home Decorating Ideas – Siz.TV, we offer this service for free. Floating House by homes can be easily insured this insurance is covered by us. You can contact us for insurance Floating House by MOS Architects homes by commenting.

Floating House by Described features:

  1. The desired price for Floating House by Houses?

  2. Floating House by House prices?

  3. Floating House by Houses have private insurance?

  4. Do Floating House by Houses have renovations ?

  5. Floating House by Can we see and examine the House ?

  6. Floating House by MOS Architects Are you happy with us ?

Please Add a comment before the calling of Floating House by MOS Architects we will inform your mail address to the owner of Houses for sale. They will reach to you from email or your phone.

Floating House by MOS Architects

The " Floating House by MOS Architects " House is spacious, spacious, and airy. We guarantee that customers who will buy Floating House by homes will be satisfied. Floating House by houses are always the ones we sell a lot.

Floating House by MOS Architects

Please Add a comment before the calling of Floating House by, we will inform your mail address to the owner of Houses. They will reach to you from email or your phone.

Floating House by Craigslist & Floating House by Best Home Decorating Ideas – Siz.TV Craigslist & Floating House by Craigslist & Floating House by Specs & Pictures

listed in this advert.

Floating House by Craigslist & Floating House by Specs & Pictures

listed in this advert. Explore full detailed information & find used Floating House by for sale near me.
®️Siz.TV Leader Platform For Best Home Decorating Ideas – Siz.TV. All Pictures Captured and Received to us from Sellers. Also, All Photos & Informations Are Updated.
For more related Floating House, please check below. We have totally 61.000 model Floating House by on our website.
[single_loop]
No comment