July 10, 2014
From renovated Airstreams to futuristic cars, these roaming residences represent the past, present, and future of mobile living.
Revamped Airstream trailer by Burton Baldridge

A renovated airstream serves as the greenroom for an Austin, Texas club. Located in a floodplain, the structure had to be movable in a case of emergency.

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A couple in Israel parked their rehabbed 1969 Airstream on an idyllic plot just north of Tel Aviv and added a single-room structure when they decided to take up permanent residence. 

Originally appeared in An Airstream and Playroom by the Beach
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The materials palette that I chose is light in color with a few splashes of color. This lightness holds the space open and gives it a contemporary feel.

Obsessed with mobility, modularity, and affordability, landscape designer Andreas Stavropoulos transformed an Airstream travel trailer into a bright, compact home.

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Originally appeared in The Airstream Life
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Here, the view of both beds open. Click <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IftSA2sy3bg">here</a> to watch a video of the transformations. Photo by Sadamu Saito.

Japanese architect Toshihiko Suzuki transformed a standard Airstream into a versatile small wonder by installing an island in the center that transforms from a cooktop and table into two twin beds.

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big ideas micro dwellings in sonoma county california

Jay Shafer, founder of Four Lights Tiny House Company, manufactuers homes that are under 300 square feet. He envisions one day creating a whole trailer park community of these micro-dwellings in Sonoma County, California.

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Originally appeared in Micro-Dwellings Across America
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The couple plan to add a kitchen garden to the platform just below the terrace that connects to the kitchen.

A houseboat in Amsterdam incorporates large, low windows that provide expansive watery perspectives and rippling reflections. “In designing this houseboat, I tried to ensure that you experience the water as much as possible,” says architect David Keuring.

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floating home living room renovation in Seattle, Washington

A native Seattleite turned a once-plain floating home in Portage Bay into a modern houseboat, which, thanks to two walls of clear glass windows, is entirely tuned in to its watery surroundings.

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The exterior facade of the Cricket Trailer designed by Garrett Finney.

According to designer Garrett Finney, the Cricket House, with its pop-up top and convertible built-ins, is “not a house on wheels but a portable adventure living space.”

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Mike and Maaike’s design goes far beyond styling to create an entirely new concept for transportation—–including an operating system and living-room-like interior.

San Francisco–based design team Mike and Maaike wave goodbye to the driver's seat with their concept car, the ATNMBL (the "autonomobile"). Consider it a high-tech living room on wheels.

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Mike and Maaike
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Revamped Airstream trailer by Burton Baldridge

A renovated airstream serves as the greenroom for an Austin, Texas club. Located in a floodplain, the structure had to be movable in a case of emergency.

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