sprenger von der lippe: houseboat on the eilbek canal
sprenger von der lippe: houseboat on the eilbek canal sprenger von der lippe: houseboat on the eilbek canal
jul 04, 2012

sprenger von der lippe: houseboat on the eilbek canal

‘houseboat on the eilbek canal’ by sprenger von der lippe, hamburg, germany image © meike hansen, archimage all images courtesy of sprenger von der lippe

german practice sprenger von der lippe, has recently completed the ‘houseboat on the eilbek canal’, a floating residence situated between two bridges along a waterway in hamburg, germany. with the moorings positioned significantly lower than street level and the sloped banks lined with natural vegetation, this dwelling offers an introverted experience for inhabitants within the quiet and secluded area. the floor at the water’s surface contains the private bedrooms, offering privacy with the inherent landforms along with a living room which overlooks the gently rippling water. the upper level contains the public spaces which offers elevated views of the scenery from the kitchen and dining area.

view of the residence form the water image © meike hansen, archimage

entry image © meike hansen, archimage

view of terrace from living room image © meike hansen, archimage

upper level kitchen and dining area image © meike hansen, archimage

floor plan / level 0

floor plan / level 1

project info:

type of competition: selection procedure processing: 2007 completion: 2010 level: 1 usable area: 140 m2 gross building area: 180 m2 cubature: 580 m3

  • beautiful

    dbkii says:
  • As a water-rat, this would be a perfect home for me. It is only missing davits for a rowing shell and other toys. Envy!


    Jim C. says:

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