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a barge that is designed and equipped for use as a dwelling

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Early on, Pete and his co-writer Bob Peterson came up with the image of a floating house held aloft by balloons, which, he says, "seemed to capture what we were after in terms of escaping the world".
The floating house can move if its occupier changes jobs or areas, and with an estimated market value of between pounds 60,000 and pounds 70,000, it would appeal to first-time buyers.
A floating house has the principal advantage of mobility, enabling it to exploit views privacy and more particularly sunlight with consequent energy consumption advantage.
Aimed at single professional people, the floating house can move with its occupier through the canal network or by road and has an estimated market value of between pounds 60,000 and pounds 70,000.
Miss Baldwin said she believed it was going to cost pounds 15,000 to restore the boat, which will involve stripping away the conversion which turned it into a floating house and putting back two huge masts which would have made the original so recognisab le.
Mr Groves said Hoare replied: "So you watched some porn where a blonde 16-year-old is having sex with a really, really grumpy old man in a floating house and there's a talking dog?
But much to the couple's relief, their floating house successfully made its way out of dry dock and was soon tethered to its permanent home in San Francisco's Mission Creek, where the Bertrams now live with their 19-month-old daughter, Mary.
The largest boat on show at the exhibition is a 40m Floating House from Emirates Waves, a company based in Abu Dhabi.
With help from his consultant, six-year-old son Barney, the real world Caractacus Potts hopes to challenge all perceived wisdom, tip the world upside-down and reinvent the way we look at life starting with designing a floating house to beat the floods.
Called The Floating House, it pushes the envelope for a country property so far it has been described as "heroic" by MADE Design Review West Midlands.
To be true to the nature of the river as it presently exists, Duane Hada doesn't look away from the human structures that mark various locations, such as Bull Shoals Dam, the floating house at DeValls Bluff, or the bridges at Clarendon.
Washington, October 17 (ANI): Architects have unveiled the first floating house permitted in the United States for actor Brad Pitt's 'Make It Right Foundation' in New Orleans, which is designed to float securely with rising water levels.
Worldwide, the mega-hit adventure featuring a floating house powered by balloons, has grossed an eye-watering sum of more than pounds 338million.
It's the title of a design for a floating house at Amersfoort by architect Rik Lagerwaard, one of many look-worthy schemes to be found on the site.