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A cluster of 46 houses above a disused Amsterdam canal, Schoonschip is touted as Europe’s most sustainable floating neighbourhood. The latest addition, the three-storey Floating Home by Dutch studio i29, lives up to this billing. It’s heated in part by a water pump that extracts warmth from the canal. The exterior is prismatic and austere with a pitched roof and dark timber cladding. But the interiors feature warm millwork and seating that overlooks both a triple-height atrium and the canal beyond, bringing a sense of liveliness — one might even say buoyancy — to the entire project.

AZ Awards 2021 Finalist: Floating Home

A cluster of 46 houses above a disused Amsterdam canal, Schoonschip is touted as Europe’s most sustainable floating neighbourhood.

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2017
Award of MeritSingle-Family Houses
Location
Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka
Firm
Palinda Kannangara Architects, Sri Lanka
2019
WinnerSingle-Family Houses
Location
London, U.K.
Firm
Gianni Botsford Architects, London, U.K.
2022
Award of MeritSingle-Family Houses
Location
Morelia, Mexico
Firm
HW Studio Arquitectos, Mexico