25 Sep '15, 2pm

Don't be surprised to one day see 7500 of these floating on London's waterways:

The entry, named “Buoyant Starts” aims to provide high-quality, prefab floating homes at an affordable price and engage the underused water spaces of the capital. The second concept called Innovation Licence focuses on providing one-off building permits for projects that don’t comply with London’s current planning policy. The architects claim that the Innovation Licence could “deliver more housing, more quickly, and with higher densities”. The permits would be granted for innovative projects which engage challenging sites such as floodplains and deprived areas.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/7500-affordable-floating-homes-could...

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