House Call: Seattle Floating Home by Ryan Mankoski

January 02, 2011 11:20 PM

BY Janet Hall

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Architect Ryan Mankoski of Ninebark Design Build in Seattle created a the ultimate lake view home: an 840-square-foot houseboat moored on Portage Bay, with light-filled, spacious-feeling interiors. Spotted in the Seattle Times.

Above: The home is towed from its building site in Ballard to its permanent moorage in Portage Bay. Photo by Aaron Leitz.

Above: The great room offers primary living functions – cooking, dining and living in one room.

Above: Storage by designer Kim Mankoski connects the bathroom and bedroom.

Above: The bedroom with a view.

Above five photos by Benjamin Benschneider for the Seattle Times.