BACA is drawing up a feasibility report to create the Eu20 million (£13.4 million) pilot development in the Dutch town of Dordrecht, 30km south of Rotterdam.
'The floating homes are built on a raft foundation, which means they can be moved around.
'The amphibious homes are physically docked to the land, but the foundations can move with the flood waters, and the flood-resistant homes will be built on land but will have ground floors that can weather flooding.'
Coutts said the client, Dordrecht Municipality, had yet to determine the exact site for the experiment, but he added that he expected the scheme to start 'early next year'.
BACA is working with the BRE after receiving £250,000 from DEFRA's innovation fund to develop its LifE (Long-term initiative for Flooding-Risk Environments) project. The scheme explores a range of ideas to improve the way developments are planned and designed in flood-risk areas.