8 Cool Airstreams

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March 13, 2013
Renovated, updated: These aren't your grandpa's airstream trailers. We've rounded up eight of the coolest Airstreams around for your viewing pleasure. And while you're at it, take a peep at seven more Airstreams here!
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  A neon textile-covered trailer sits in Marfa, Texas' El Cosmico. Via simply photo.
    A neon textile-covered trailer sits in Marfa, Texas' El Cosmico. Via simply photo.
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  If Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama designed the interior of an Airstream trailer. Via The Airstream Dream.
    If Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama designed the interior of an Airstream trailer. Via The Airstream Dream.
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  Designed by SF-based artist Jay Nelson, the Golden Gate is a modern electric camper car made with fiberglass, epoxy resin, plywood, glass, bike parts, and an electric motor. Comes with a kitchen, stove, cooler, storage cubbies, toilet, bed, and storage below the bed. And get this—the driver sits cross-legged while operating the vehicle.
    Designed by SF-based artist Jay Nelson, the Golden Gate is a modern electric camper car made with fiberglass, epoxy resin, plywood, glass, bike parts, and an electric motor. Comes with a kitchen, stove, cooler, storage cubbies, toilet, bed, and storage below the bed. And get this—the driver sits cross-legged while operating the vehicle.
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  Nope, that's not a writing board, it's the steering wheel.
    Nope, that's not a writing board, it's the steering wheel.
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  With a last minute deadline, architect Burton Baldridge transformed a decaying trailer into a modern green home for Stubb's, an Austin, Texas club. Baldridge teamed up with Branson Fustes of Pilgrim Building Company to work on the interiors and building custom furniture, such as a bar on one end.  Courtesy of: Baldridge Architects

    With a last minute deadline, architect Burton Baldridge transformed a decaying trailer into a modern green home for Stubb's, an Austin, Texas club. Baldridge teamed up with Branson Fustes of Pilgrim Building Company to work on the interiors and building custom furniture, such as a bar on one end.

    Courtesy of: Baldridge Architects

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  Say cheese! Via airstream-motorhome.
    Say cheese! Via airstream-motorhome.
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  Holy kitsch! The interior of this 1964 Jackson Caravelle is 16 feet and 9 inches full of red marbly, patterned glamor. Photo courtesy: Bryan Jackson via Chris Hunter.
    Holy kitsch! The interior of this 1964 Jackson Caravelle is 16 feet and 9 inches full of red marbly, patterned glamor. Photo courtesy: Bryan Jackson via Chris Hunter.
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  About a mile from the Pacific Ocean on a tropical fruit farm lies Julie Montgomery's (seen here) renovated Airstream home which she shares with her son, Henry. Via Apartment Therapy.
    About a mile from the Pacific Ocean on a tropical fruit farm lies Julie Montgomery's (seen here) renovated Airstream home which she shares with her son, Henry. Via Apartment Therapy.
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  And just for a little trailer nostalgia—Buckminster Fuller's highly innovative and influential 1934 Dymaxion concept car, which has a fuel efficiency of 30 miles/gallon and can seat up to 11 passengers. Via Circular.
    And just for a little trailer nostalgia—Buckminster Fuller's highly innovative and influential 1934 Dymaxion concept car, which has a fuel efficiency of 30 miles/gallon and can seat up to 11 passengers. Via Circular.

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