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CAF: The Showboat Home

Third place winner of the 2016 Chicago Architecture Foundation Discover Design Competition

A home designed for making urban living affordable.

A home designed for making urban living affordable.

 The Showboat home features a living space that opens up using an accordion door - letting the outside in. Breezeblocks on the outside wall help to let light and fresh air into the builidng. 

The Showboat home features a living space that opens up using an accordion door - letting the outside in. Breezeblocks on the outside wall help to let light and fresh air into the builidng. 

 Bedrooms, coupled with en suite bathrooms, are small, yet cozy. They're perfect for young professionals, especially because The Showboat Home is located close to the burgeoning Downtown Arts District. 

Bedrooms, coupled with en suite bathrooms, are small, yet cozy. They're perfect for young professionals, especially because The Showboat Home is located close to the burgeoning Downtown Arts District. 

 The Showboat Home was designed to be accessible by walking and using public transportation. It's small footprint and energy-efficient building technologies help make this building meet Nevada Low-Income Housing Trust Fund rent limits. 

The Showboat Home was designed to be accessible by walking and using public transportation. It's small footprint and energy-efficient building technologies help make this building meet Nevada Low-Income Housing Trust Fund rent limits.