For some reason (A widespread housing shortage maybe?Our need to “escape”?), designers and property developers have been cooking up a bunch of a fantastical floating homes lately. Far from your average houseboat, these aquatic dream homes also come in much more inventive forms than the typical luxury yacht. Some are tourism-focused, others seem like legitimate proposals for alternative housing, but all are quite wild.
Below are five recently unveiled floating home concepts in various phases of development. If you could have your way, which one would you favor? Or is all of this gratuitous fantasy stuff and and we should just focus on figuring out things on land? Take our poll below the galleries.