The building comprises a 4-legged steel frame structure assembled on concrete piles sunk into the lake. By the looks of it the home is highly contemporary in its construction and appearance but traditional materials such as neural oak and slate are also used that add a contrast to it.
The tight steep terrain posed some challenges to the architects. They had to design a house that would utilize the whole space so they excavated the terrain to fit the bedrooms and garage leaving the upstairs living spaces float freely. The zinc-clad roof displays a cut and folded design that allows views over the harbor nearby.
The floor plan is quite different: the secondary bedrooms are on the first floor and the great room master bedroom and kitchen are on the second storey so as to increase the views in the most commonly used rooms. The interiors are elegant and done very stylishly. Check out the pictures and enjoy the beauty of this charming house.
According to the architects the concept behind designing the boathouse was a house that floats over the lake and which serves as a vacation home a serene retreat from day-to-day life.
The interesting digitally conceived roof allows the interiors to bend according to the different heights creating a unique set of interior spaces. The concrete facade is interrupted by glass portions that allow the inhabitants and their guests to enjoy the beautiful surroundings.