It floats on the water. It stands on the ground. It's a house. It's a houseboat. It can be your new home, an inspirational office space, exclusive showroom or anything else you want it to be.
Houseboat or house? It’s both. PORT X defies all notions of deeply rooted house or houseboat, as we know it. We sometimes prefer to call it "floating house" since the term "houseboat" often evokes rather smaller floating object with its own engine and cabin accommodation to most of us. PORT X was primarily designed as a spatially much more generous houseboat, which is intended to work in a more stationary way - most suitable for a rather permanent mooring with the possibility of movement on the water surface with the help of a towing equipment. However, it can equally work as a house on land - both temporarily and permanently.
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Port X is composed of several modules which are produced and transported individually and completed at the place of destination with the help of crane technology. Its main feature though is that it is easily dismantable and thus always ready for a transport to a completely different location anytime in future. For some this can be a fine icing on the cake while for others it can become the main reason why to consider this unique concept.
If you prefer active life, you never have to worry about getting bored by living in PORT X. PORT X will not tie you to one place, one view. On the contrary, it can follow you and your views and preferences. "From the city straight to the slopes of the mountains, from the mountains back to the lowlands, to the picturesque village, on land or water - PORT X simply moves alongside you to the places you like and which make you happy.In addition to pushing the classic definitions of living in terms of design, Port X enables housing placement virtually anywhere. On the water, on land and in places not suitable for conventional constructions such as geologically complex or flood areas.
Adjectives "flexible" and "independent" are associated with PORT as inseparably as its "X" part. PORT X is composed of individual modules and can change or grow both its inner or outer structure according to the requests of the owner.
PORT X allows you to be independent on connection to the electricity and water grid and the sewerage system. The building offers the possibility of holding solar panels, wind turbines, water tank or - if used as a houseboat - toilet independent on the connection to the sewerage system.
If there is no connection to the network, waste issues can be solved by using tanks that are serviced by faecal vehicles or boats or use of wastewater purifier. Of course the connection to standard network increases user comfort of the object, but it's nice to know you can exist without them if necessary.
PORT X is a single-store object of a rectangular shape with counter roof. It consists of 3 to 6 segments - modules. Even more segments can be linked to form a single object with the use of a footbridge. All segments are made of composite layers of laminate and isolation.
The profile of segments are C shaped, thus the floor, walls and ceiling constitute an inseparable unit. The inner space is divided by plasterboard walls. Main walls, ceiling and floor are wainscoted with larch wood.
The living rooms are usually all oriented towards the water (it can also be changed though). The facade on this side is formed by opening french windows, through which you can enter the terrace. On the opposite side of the building there is only the main entrance. On the right and left side are fixed windows.
Ceiling contains several plastic skylights which serve not only as source of light, but also provide ventilation and artificial light.
The object is equipped with electrical, water a waste distribution, ventilators, sensors, lights etc. Warm water is provided by electric water heater (125L). There are floor convectors that are responsible for heating of the rooms. Thanks to its multi layer composition the objects is able to achieve excellent thermal and isolation properties.
Outer height: 2,70 – 3,37 m
Inner height: 2,15 – 2,53 m
Width of the module: 3,30 m
Length of the module: 7,40 m
Weight of 1 module: cca 4 t
Weight of the whole object: - např. 6 modules - approx. 28 t (6*4 + 4t ponton)
Status: floating equipment without engine
Draft: 70 cm
Thoughtful selection of materials with laminate with a thin top layer of gelcoat as the basic structural material, determines smooth functioning as an object in the water. Not by chance the construction makes use of similar materials as most quality boats and yachts. Nothing subjects to corrosion, eliminating the need for extensive maintenance and periodic pulling on land, as known with most "classic" hausboats.
he materials selection and quality of their processing is also reflected in the estimated life durability, which ranges up to about 70 years, thus can be compared with both quality ships or brick buildings.
If used on water, the houseboat is composed of two individual parts. The pontoon, which is designed in a similar way as catamarans are with two continuous floats held together with a steel frame, ensures the stability and mobility of PORT X in case it should be moved by a boat. The houseboat can be towed on water according to its owner’s needs and current anchoring options on the river. In case of a flood risk, it can be towed to the safe port or special protective features can be installed.
The object can be moored directly at the boarding pier. Any difference in height between the bank and the PORT X is solved by a mobile bridge - either standard design PORT X bridgr or one that is suited to specific location. The entire facility is barrier-free, the heitht of the floors form one plane in all rooms.
Delivery time is generally set at max 6 months from finalization of the order and the first advance payment. It always depends on the desired number of modules required equipment, degree of individualization and the current status of orders in production, etc.. Production takes place completely in the Czech Republic.
Prices depend primarily on whether you are interested in solution for land or water, your preferred size, ie the number of modules, but also on selected standards, client updates, etc. Therefore we always send an individual quotation or indicative prices of various versions on request. Please contact us in the Contact section if you want to know more.
Prices in direct quotes, we send to potential buyers only include the shipping costs if it is clear in advance where exactly the object will be located and it is to be further precised after clarification of all details of implementation
Normally x-year guarantee on the building itself and the 2-year guarantee for interior equipment.
Anchoring is technically primarilly possible in existing moorings reserved for houseboats, in existing or newly emerging marinas - in both rivers and the water tanks, lakes, ponds or excavated quarries, which have the advantage that they do not work with the height of the water level and there is limited flood risk. It is always very important who owns the shore, which is needed to provide access to the property and who owns or manages the water surface. We offer individual consultations or assistance in this issue upon reques
Visit of the local building authority is always a necessity in this case - and according to the selected acreage you will need either a moe complex or more simple building permit - 150 m2 area is the decisive acreage. Otherwise, the suitability of this type of construction for an individual piece of land will most probably be decided to a large extent individually by each authority, it is always necessary to check.
Generally, it is always necessary to consider each plot individually - its orientation and inclination or subsoil and then to select the most appropriate technology.