formodesign: house on the water
 
formodesign: house on the water formodesign: house on the water
aug 10, 2009

formodesign: house on the water

house on the water by formodesign image courtesy formodesign

house on the water by polish firm formodesign is a proposal for a single family home. designed with sustainability in mind the house takes into consideration water desalination, energy accumulation, ventilation methods, water recycling, heat and energy consumption, tidal and solar energy.

house on the water image courtesy formodesign

house on the water image courtesy formodesign

house on the water image courtesy formodesign

  • do you think there was a stapler on the desk where they brainstormed the shape of this one.

    steve says:
  • i agree with u..XD

    nuannuan says:
  • How to create a base construction?

    iTTi says:
  • I bet it isn’t made out of mud and straw….

    Tim says:
  • Idea is interesting,but …

    how can it withstand waves ???

    Sylvain VIAU - SVDesign says:
  • lacking in context..

    ame says:
  • its good go head …complicationssssss

    ar.noufal moidutty india says:
  • I think that this is a project’s example in what eco-sustainability covers other kind of functions or problems (Tim’s question is really important). I would say that this site ought inform people through a complete description of each design’s work.

    What do you thinking about?

    Swricky says:
  • I’m sorry, I want refer about Sylvain VIAU’s question, not Tim’s post >.<

    Swricky says:
  • idea is good but further details would be more relevant to the outside world!

    thearckipunk says:
  • hi everyone. we did the project, the location can be seen at ww.formodesign.pl PROJEKTY -> DOM NA WODZIE. we just launched the site for Poland and english version should pop up very soon. our guy is on the holiday at the moment;) there will be a description of sustainability ideas for that one available as well. the trick is there is a huge top deck covered with solars. it sounds laic but some calculations have been made and a house doesn’t use that much energy after all when it’s well sun oriented etc. the triangle part faces south-west. the “flat facade” hides all the installation stuff and faces north. we did our best to shape this one to look as it looks and give it some reasonable sustainability spice. thank you for the comments, we’re glad you like it;)

    formodesign says:
  • edit for Tim:

    The core, made of concrete, is combined with steel cantilever structures. Foundation for the house is a huge close to house size concrete counterweight foot stabilized with the sea bed pile system. it works the way your feet do when you lean forward while standing;)

    formodesign says:

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