friday develops modular floating house for weekend getaways friday develops modular floating house for weekend getaways
oct 19, 2015

friday develops modular floating house for weekend getaways

friday develops modular floating house for weekend getaways
photography by jose campos

 

 

 

dedicated to serving the leisure and free time market with energy efficient designs, friday focuses on creating technologically advanced nautical devices and equipment. their latest product, the ‘floatwing’, is equally able to function as a romantic getaway for two, or a buoyant mobile house for a group of friends. measuring six meters in width, the modular nature of the house means that its length can be extended to contain up to three bedrooms.

go friday floatwing floating house designboomthe floating unit is able to function as a romantic getaway for two

 

 

 

traveling at a speed of three knots, the ‘floatwing’ is equipped with two small outboard motors, allowing its occupants to wake up in a new destination each morning. furthermore, the prefabrication methods mean that all components, including equipment and furniture, can be easily stored in two standard shipping containers and delivered to a wide variety of destinations. 

go friday floatwing floating house designboomthe modular nature of the house means that its length can be extended to contain up to three bedrooms

 

 

 

when charged, the house is self-sufficient for at least seven days, providing enough energy for those onboard. the design includes a fully equipped kitchen, heat pump and AC generator, a wine cellar, as well as a barbecue on the upper terrace. the extensive list of amenities means that the house can be used as a base camp for a range of watersports, or simply as a weekend getaway.

go friday floatwing floating house designboom
a barbecue is found at the home’s upper level 

go friday floatwing floating house designboomthe ‘floatwing’ is equipped with two small outboard motors

go friday floatwing floating house designboominternal living accommodation includes a fully equipped kitchen

go friday floatwing floating house designboom
a pellet studio helps warm the home on cooler days 

go friday floatwing floating house designboomthe floating house can contain up to three bedrooms

go friday floatwing floating house designboomthe design includes a heat pump and an AC generator

go friday floatwing floating house designboomthe house can be used as a base camp for a range of watersports, or simply as a weekend getaway

  • A ‘group of friends’ you say? I only see one bedroom!

    SJS says:
  • @SJS “…can contain up to three bedrooms.”

    mj says:
  • Perhaps a very friendly group of friends SJS

    geo says:
  • This is a one-off as we say. I find it rather distasteful to state that ‘it can’ when the reality is that there is no existing organization ready to deliver materials in 2 shipping container let alone whip up a 3 bedroom unit. Sounds nice though.
    I find it difficult to believe that this is available on the market and I fear that the folks that developed this unit wish that they could provide what they seem to be offering. All of this detracts from what otherwise is a very handsome unit that is really quite definitely attractive.

    Ronald Smith says:
  • ‘group of friends’ sleep in one bed together

    ztr says:
  • It’s a beautiful design and concept. If they developed a joint venture opportunity in the US. It would offer a wonderful alternative to the current “pleasure palace” house boats currently on the market.

    Terry Jordan says:

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