Hausboot, The Stunning Houseboat From Confused Direction, Is Back In Wood

silverbeaver exterior© Confused Direction

Three years ago I was entranced by the Schwimmhausboot , designed by Flo Florian and Sascha Akkermann of Confused Direction. Now it is back, clad in a softer, warmer wood.

hasboot interiror© Confused Direction

Designboom says that this is a second iteration of the unit, but when I compare it to the other, it has the same floor, same appliances, same speakers hanging from the ceiling, which I find a bit confusing. There are some additions, including the cat, and there are changes at the main entrance.

bullerjan stove© Confused Direction

It is heated by a Bullerjan Stove, famously marketed as being "designed by Canadian Lumberjacks" even though it wasn't. (I think it was designed by Eric Darnell in Vermont)

hasboot interior© Confused Direction

Whether it is new or older and renovated, it remains a beautiful example of compact modern design. More images at Confused Direction and Designboom

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