max zhivov's industrial featured hydrohouse includes a water parking for planes

max zhivov's industrial featured hydrohouse includes a water parking for planes

max zhivov read several hydroplane forums, before the idea of realizing the ‘HH’ hydrohouse appeared. due to the lack of mobile water parking for planes, the idea for the ‘HH’ is to combine a houseboat, a dock for boats, a garage and water parking for a hydroplane. zhivov assures the captain may be able to position his or her ‘hydrohouse’ in any water area. the houseboat is made from prefabricated modules, making it possible to transport the project with only two trucks.

backside of the ‘hydrohouse’, with open views to the kitchen and living room



the russian designer and architect max zhivov designs the ‘hydrohouse’ including several industrial features. the ‘HH’ has a living room with a kitchen, master bedroom, two guest bedrooms, bathroom with w/c, and a garage. its length is 15 meters and the total area is 76 m2. the ‘hydrohouse’ is equipped with 65 m2 solar panels and two electric engines. the houseboat can also be used as a dock for boats. a storage for water toys and games is located on the second floor, which can also be an area used for sunbathing. aircraft designer alexander shapin has designed the sketch model of an electric hydroplane, which complements the ‘HH’ proposal. 

frontside of the ‘hydrohouse’, with clear views of the stationed hydroplane and main entrance

side view of the prefabricated houseboat

the ‘hydrohouse’ is equipped with solar panels and two electric engines

the project combines a houseboat, dock for boats, a garage, and water parking for hydroplanes

the deck has a huge net to gaze at the marine life down under and links to the interior living room of the ‘HH’

the 23 m2 living room is located a the rear end of the houseboat and includes a small kitchen

‘hydrohouse’ modules can be transported by two trucks

floor plan



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edited by: apostolos costarangos | designboom

  • So cool! Want one!

    beachcomber says:
  • Just one more idle rich toy concept …

    Leonardo Sideri says:

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