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AquaDomi™ - Building for the future
Luxury Living on water.
The vision is to create new vitality from
passive traffic harbor to houseboat cities.
To create place for houseboats for people
appreciating the maritime qualities.
The liberty of living on the water is besides the
attractive surroundings the fact that the house
is not stationary. With AquaDomi™ we have
sought to take advantage of this freedom to
make the most flexible water-residence
Primarily it is a floating residence uniting the
comfort of the house and spaciousness with
the location of the houseboat
AquaDomi™ have the ambition to deliver a
unique and individual design corresponding
with the demands and wants of the present
as well as the future,
A product of modern architecture with high
economic advantages and qualities by
• AquaDomi™ is Luxury Living on Water and Countryside
• A future orientated long term investment
• Globally a unique solution
• New lightweight building solution for islands
• Premium high quality construction
• Innovative modular prefabricated units
• Self sufficient - 100% recyclable
• Maintenance free
• Powerful concept - high technology
• Individual architectural design and elegance
• Turnkey solutions for island projects
• Architectural design by specialized team of Maritime
Architects & Engineers
• Global concepts for self sufficient islands
• Hi-Tech building constructions - approved by European
• Energy Technology - Green building standard (LEED)
• Hi-Tech concepts for waste water, fresh water supply
& garbage management
• No limitations in Architecture Design custom made
• AquaDomi quality insurance permitted by Lloyds Insurance
Elements of Finance
• For production and construction finance
• Long term finance for end user
• Turnkey finance
• Aqua Cities
• Exclusive Floating Restaurants / Bars
• Floating Hotels
• Luxury Spa Resorts
• Villas, Apartment Houses
• Summer Houses/Holiday Homes
• Event Houses
• Commercial Buildings
• Club Houses with Marinas
• Multifunctional platforms on water
• Energy innovation platform on water
Cuba Havana - New Project
The configuration of the two islands is characterized
by a generous arrangement where each house has 5
a first glass view over the great archipelago of
“The World”. The elevation predominantly directed
towards the sea act like panoramic screens
displaying astonishing pictures of the landscape
of “The World”.
The aims to incorporate some of the latest and most
exciting water-homes from AquaDomi™. Sustainable
architecture is a major concern and thought a
generic and transversal integrated in our design
process. All architectural and technical choices are
evaluated by their environmental performances.
AquaDomi™ Z Hotel: Z-100
AquaDomi™ Z 100 Hotel, is a hotel with a lot of facilities.
The hotel contains 100 double rooms on 24m² (3x8 m),
restaurant for 100 persons, production kitchen,
dishwashing room , store/coldroom, conference room for
100 persons, reception, offices, staff facilities and stairs/
elevator separated for the guests. Designed for a 3m wide
walkway from the center of the hotel to land. Total building
area is on 4725m² on a pontoon on 3375m² Number of staff
is calculated to 27 persons.
AquaDomi™ Star Hotel R200 7
The AquaDomi™ Star Hotel R200 is the name of a new floating hotel, designed by
C. F. Moller Architects in co-operation with AquaDomi™. The hotel has 200 double rooms,
of which 136 measure 24 m2, and several suites in various sizes up to 100 m2. As its name
implies, the AquaDomi™ Star Hotel is star-shaped. The star shape secures views and
balconies towards the water for all rooms, and can easily be turned and adapted to suit
different locations. At the same time, it creates three soft bays which allow access to the
water for the key functions and provide natural mooring spots for small boats. The dynamic
figure also provides the necessary symmetrical balance in the water, and reduces the
length of the corridors. Beside its rooms, the hotel also contains a restaurant, conference
room, lounge bar, hall, reception, personnel facilities, storeroom and production kitchen.
AquaDomi™ floating Event House A576 The
Event House A576 is a floating wonder of
architecture for special activities. It can be
used as an office, café, gallery or other. The
extra large floor-to-ceiling height in
combination with the light create a special
and inviting atmosphere.
The large multi-media room with space for
approximately 50 persons is specially
designed for video projector displays. There
is access from the exhibition rooms through a
passage to 5 offices, 2 meeting rooms and a
kitchen, which is placed behind the bar in
the exhibition room.
A staircase from the exhibition room and two
external staircases lead to the first floor where
4 meeting rooms easily can be changed into
two larger meeting rooms by the use of the
The Event House has a unique design and can
be used by a company as part of its branding
and for special events.
AquaDomi Event House A576 Copyright by AquaDomi
Design and Architect Ivar Moltke and Morten Jepesen, Denmark
Jungle House :: AquaDomi™ A654 :: Exotic house on land
The Jungle house is a big brother to The AquaDomi™ Jungle
Houseboat. The Jungle House is a 3 story villa with 3
apartments in different sizes. At the beginning was The
Jungle House thought as individual placed houses, but the
design is suitable for groups and whole streets as well. The
Jungle House contains nice and choosy cowered terraces
and is suited for the conditions in the warmer countries.
The windows are pulled back so the apartments will not be
overheated of the sun, and unnecessary energy will be
wasted on cooling. The unique design gives great
possibilities for placing sun cells in the roof construction and
thereby receives a reasonable green energy contribution.
Apartment A (ground floor): Apartment B (1.floor): Apartment C (2.floor):
Suitable for a family on 4/5 persons Suitable for a family on 3/4 persons Suitable for a family on 2 persons
and contains: Living room, kitchen, and contains: Living room, kitchen, and contains: Living room, kitchen,
2 bathrooms, 3 bedrooms and a 2 bathrooms, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom, bedroom and a
changing room. House area: changing room. House area: changing room. House area: 52 m²
170 m² Terraces: 38 m² 100 m² Terraces: 30 m² Terraces: 20 m²
Totally common area: 580 m²
Design and Torrisi Procopio
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The main idea is to follow the principle about
“center and front”. Room and terrace elements
are placed around the central base and can be
arranged according to the customer’s needs and
wishes. The AquaDomi™ circle system allows for
individual solutions (for singles and families) and 11
functions (permanent habitation, office or
summer house). The central base can be reduced
or extended according to the need and the
situation. The round central base with a surface of
28 m2 has kitchen, bathroom with separate toilet
and technical room. A large sliding door supports
the flexible and open use of the circle house, which
is also the reason for using glass fronts that can be
opened almost entirely except by the supporting
pillars. The external screens with adjustable lamellas
protect the house from sunlight and prevent that
people can look into the rooms from the outside.
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Design by Torrisi & Procopio Artchitetti C3
Houseboat C3 A320 / A360
The floating house C3 is available in two sizes. C3 series is a
floating housing with high standards of comfort, unique
architecture and design, better than the traditional housing
types and more in the direction of luxury yacht design.
There is particular attention in place to areas that can be
used by the residents and guests; the open space also opens
up to the spacious terraces with the large glass doors.
Rational use of all room, with good facilities. The house is a
result of three modular elements (C- shaped) and consists
of two floors built in AquaDomi™ modular system. Architect
Giuseppe Torrisi & Daniela Procopio
A320 : Suitable for
a family of 3 or 4 people, it has one less bedroom
cooperated to the larger version A360 and the rooms are
generally more limited in size. Dimensions Pontoon area 320
m2, House area 190 m2 Terraces 60 m2
This version is suitable for a family of 4/ 5 people and is the
larger version. The first floor consists of: lounge, dining room,
kitchen, laundry, kitchen store, changing room and a
bathroom. On the second floor there are 3 bedrooms and
Many municipalities transforming harbor areas into new
ways of housing, which match the desire for new lifestyles,
attractive housing, business and cultural environment at
the waterfront. Whole new water-based urban quarters
can be built and create harmony between town, harbor,
water and inhabitants.
The floating house can be viewed as new kind of housing
and a lifestyle, built on the individual house on the water
This creates life and the possibility for development and
concentration, where the water and harbor can be used
Cities & Marinas
in a new and exciting way and the town's public areas of
completely new dimensions.
Towns of floating houses are best placed in such a way
that each owner has a good view over the water and
the activities in the harbor and light and space around
the house at the same time. AquaDomi™ can give you a
recommendation of how to solve such a task and the
necessary financial calculations.
We build exclusive emotions
in new environments
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Self sustainable systems for self-sufficient
Islands. For further information please
contact AquaDomi™ directly.
For Example ‘The World’ Dubai
An engineering odyssey to create an island
paradise of sea, sand and sky.
Engineered to be flexible and designed to be
Unforgettable - an incomparable destination.
The World exists harmoniously with the diverse
surrounding sea and marine life that inhabits
it’s waters. This is the basis for the future
standard towards the environment.
Building performance on these islands is an
opportunity that is worlds apart in the
comparison of the construction process on
conventional developments on land.
Basic Technical information
AquaDomi™ Pontoon bridges for Floating houses as common gangway
in floating house communities. It adapts to the tide and everybody has
the same access to the house.
AquaDomi™ Mooring Seaflex System
AquaDomi™ recommends the use of the professional mooring system
Seaflex. The Seaflex system uses an elastic progressive mooring, which
is developed to cope with the tide. Seaflex causes the water level to
change slowly, but the progressive mooring can also cope with sudden
waves from passing boats.
AquaDomi™ Floating Part – Concrete Pontoon
All AquaDomi™ floating houses are built on plastic-fiber concrete
pontoons with hot-galvanized steel reinforcement that assure stability
and a long life-time. Maintenance with poisonous paint and exchange
of zinc anodes are not required. A floating house with a concrete
pontoon does not have the problem of corrosion and the weight
distribution gives optimum stability in the water.
AquaDomi™ Construction AHPS Profile System
AHPS is a new modular cassette building system that makes it possible
to transport modular unmounted units in container and mount and
connect on site directly onto the pontoon. AHPS is most flexible, with
large carrying capacity, very lightweight, 35 % less then prefabricated
concrete), great strength, fire proofed, ecologically friendly, impact
proof outside, 100 % recyclable.
Exterior materials - AquaDomi™ Facades
Customized by combining profiles, planes, fibers or stone facades.
256 RAL colors available, maintenance free, fire proofed and
salt water resistant
AquaDomi™ Plane Facade: Plane
The AquaDomi™ plane facade plate is a durable with a low-
maintenance facade panel made of compressed rock fiber and
Bakelite. It is water repellent, color fast, light weight, fire proof, 15
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AquaDomi™ TechnicaI Information
AquaDomi™ Facade profile
Profiles Durable and maintenance-free
made of wood fibers and extruded into profiles.
AquaDomi™ stone facades: Stone
The AquaDomi™ stone facade profiles are covered by high quality
AquaDomi™ Insulation of the floating house
The insulation of the house is very important when you live on water.
The AquaDomi™ houseboat has the following U-values:
Ceiling: 0.15; Floor: 0.12; Wall: 0.18
Noise reduction and Sound-proofing:
The choice of the soundproofing material is also very important.
The noise can come from the wind, the sea, the marine traffic.
AquaDomi™ has the following noise reduction (dB):
Windows: 36-39 dB ; Ceilings and floors: > 75 dB; Walls: > 52 dB
Ventilation of the floating house:
Ventilation and handling of humidity within the building are very
important. The relative humidity is high during the summer and low during
the winter. These conditions are more difficult for buildings on water.
AquaDomi™ uses an “intelligent” vapor barrier that reacts to the air’s
AquaDomi™ Windows for floating homes : Velfac
AquaDomi™ uses Velfac 200 windows with high insulation capacity,
noise reduction factor and an important sound-proofing quality.
VELFAC 200 window systems are made of strong, weatherproof
aluminium on the outside and north European Pinewoood on the inside.
We use VELFAC DÉCOR opaque glass - where privacy and security
Infrastructure : AquaDomi™ Waterhomes
Water, waste water, electricity, telephone and cable connections are 16
connected to the houseboat through the floating bridge.
At the houseboat, the hook-up is placed under the gangway
and thus hidden.
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AquaDomi™ TechnicaI Information
The water supply goes through special 50mm flexible tubes that are
insulated with El-tracing to prevent the water from freezing.
Connection to the public waterworks is made with pressure water.
The water gauge can be placed in a technical room or in the floating
house. The hot-water tank is normally placed in the floating house.
Energy and energy- production:
The houseboats are normally connected to the public supplying net.
Telephone and Cable Connections
If it is not possible to connect to the local net, is it possible to create
a wireless system.
Heating and Cooling of the AquaDomi™ Houseboat
AquaDomi™ uses heating placed in floors, wall or air warming systems.
Any form of heating is possible: gas- and oil burner, heat pumps,
district heating, solar panels, wood burning fire places, ACs.
There are several solutions to the sewage discharge from the houseboat.
1) A grinder/pump system can be mounted that “shoots” the waste
water to the public sewerage system ashore.
2) A sewer contractor can empty the houseboat’s septic tank with a gully
emptier on a regular basis. Mud pumping on the bridge is not advisable
due to environmental factors.
3) A third solution could be to install a mini-sewage works on each
floating house that treats the discharge water. The cleaned water can
then be led directly into the water. The residual product – the sludge –
is collected in a tank and emptied regularly.
In connection with AquaDomi™ Projects an environment station is placed
on land, to where the sorted garbage must be transported. The garbage
will be collected and transported to treatment. 17
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AquaDomi™ Environment Correct Materials
AquaDomi has tested all the materials which are used in the
constructions, before they are taken in to use. New materials will also
be tested, so we know, with sureness that nothing is going to harm
AquaDomi™ has made sure that all materials which are used are
100% recyclable. The house by itself is therefore very
AquaDomi™ Inspection and Maintenance
Service inspection and maintenance of houseboats is performed by the
AquaDomi™ service team. AquaDomi™ has the facilities
to solve this assignment through a service agreement adapted to the
specific demand. The result is noted in a logbook.
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Have you ever
what it would be like
to live on water
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telephone: +971 4 334 5658, fax : +971 4 332 4880
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