Lofts On Barges For Floating Living Spaces

Architect Rob Pfaffmann proposes to put work and living spaces on barges on Pittsburgh's rivers.

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October 19, 2000, 7:00 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


"Regular ol' rectangular steel barges, like the ones you commonly see being towed up and down river, filled with gravel or coal. Only Rob Pfaffmann would build atop them two-story structures that could be residences, offices or combinations of the two, moored to protective pilings at selected sites along the shore near Downtown, and linked to land by gangways."

Thanks to Design Architecture

Wednesday, October 18, 2000 in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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