54 Exterior Camper Building Type Design Photos And Ideas

The hotel has also collaborated with Brooklyn designer Jill Lindsey for a curated retail shop at check-in with objects and clothing by local and international designers.
The bus is "parked" in a peaceful, wooded site in the Surrey countryside.
Guest can also use the picnic table, fire pit and a shower on the site.
Renzo Piano's Diogene cabin on the Vitra campus in Switzerland, as published in Cabins (Taschen, 2014).
El Cosmico resort and campground in Marfa, Texas
A vintage trailer with two bikes in Dayton, Oregon’s bucolic Willamette Valley wine country.
Towable campers from Icelandic company Mink.
A Socal Teardrops “Krawler” from Off The Grid Rentals.
A teardrop trailer from teardrop trailer rental company Camp Weathered.
Mink Campers come equipped with solar panels, Webasto heater and thermostat, gas stove, illuminated ice chest, USB charging,  and BOSE sound system.
A trailer at El Cosmico in Marfa, Texas.
A super-insulated envelope and a heat-recovery ventilator help keep the Leaf House comfortably warm, even in the brutally cold Canadian winters.
"I like the more boxy, modern look," Herbert says, "and I think it fits the small space better. You have more space in a box. As soon as you put a peak on a roof, you lose a lot of that usable space."
The Leaf House is a lightweight, mobile trailer that was carefully engineered to weigh less than 5,000 pounds. The designer, Laird Herbert, used a metal-mesh, open-joint rainscreen as the cladding on the front end, and spruce pine at the back.
The structure is super-insulated, making use of quad-paned windows and vacuum-insulated panels.
Built with modernist industrial techniques, this tiny 44-square-foot, teardrop-shaped hybrid prefab trailer has a boat-like shell, that was built with lightweight frame enclosed with taut fabric and sheets of Jobert Okume marine plywood.
Frankfurt hospitality group Lindenberg has created a hotel room in a 1981 Mercedes camper. A great way to explore as much of the German countryside as you can, and a smart choice for those who want escape from the maddening crowds.
Nicknamed “Woody”, this 236-square-foot trailer which has taken a young, upwardly-mobile couple from Austin, Texas, to the Rocky Mountains hamlet of Marble, Colorado. The trailer, which cost just around $50,000 to build has modern birch-veneer plywood fit outs and skylights, and accommodates a half-size refrigerator, eight-inch-deep storage compartments built into the floor, a loft bed and even a galvanized-steel cow trough bathtub.
Vintage Trailer Show at Modernism Week
Unpacking the deck and awning reveals a glass wall that opens the trailer to its environment, wherever that may be. The ATLAS can be hitched to a truck to travel easily from campsite to campsite.
The jaunty boat-like shell of the Hütte Hut began with a case study undertaken by Brian and Katrina Manzo, a husband-and-wife team of industrial designers behind Sprouting Sprocket Studio.
+Farm is based in upstate New York, where land can be cheap but new housing prohibitively expensive: when a resident breaks ground on a waterfront site, their taxes can dramatically increase. What if new housing didn't need to technically break ground? "Our thought," says +Farm Director William Haskas, was "let's discuss ideas for a new type of dwelling....one that could potential help the people that actually live in the area."
Part tent, part RV, the NASA-inspired Cricket Trailer is the go-to camper for the modern road tripper.
LED lights illuminate the trailer at night.
Timberleaf Teardrops have aluminum siding and anodized top and sides available in a variety of colors.
The HC1 also features classic wheel fenders and comes in seven retro-inspired colors.
A large rear hatch allows you wheel in your bicycle, motorcycle, or rafting gear.
You’ll notice the design includes vintage-inspired teardrop rear side markers.
Along with a 100-percent double-hull fiberglass shell, each camper has large panoramic windows that fully open.
Whether you plan on using the HC1 trailer for towing, camping, or as guest quarters, the Adaptive interior allows you to fully customize it based on your needs.
Named ESCAPE One, this tiny 276-square-foot Park Model RV trailer has an exterior of Shou Sugi Ban siding and light colored pine wood interiors.
In early May, I headed down to Texas to report the October 2011 issue Off the Grid story about a sustainable home in Austin and then drove an hour out of the city to spend a night camping in a Cricket Trailer, a small, self-contained pop-up camper. Cricket Trailer founder and designer Garrett Finney drove from Houston, where he manufactures the trailers in a 5,000-square-foot factory, and met me at the 9E Ranch in Smithville. After orienting me to what he calls "a portable adventure living space," he took off and I spent the evening camping out and testing all the Cricket Trailer has to offer.
The front of the trailer features an aluminum bar laser cut with half of the word Taxa (the name of Cricket Trailer's parent company). The cutouts act as makeshift bottle openers. There is a learning curve, however; whereas Finney had no problem popping open cold Topo Chicos, I managed to spray myself with the carbonated water on more than one occasion.
Finney is an architect as well as a former habitation module designer at NASA, where he mocked up rest-eat-sleep spaces for astronauts aboard the International Space Station. After four years at the agency, when he realized his capsule would never see the light of day let alone the dark of space, he left and launched Cricket Trailer. He did, however, continue to employ several practices he picked up at NASA, like building full-scale cardboard models to see how well spaces would work together. While designing the Cricket Trailers, it was an invaluable tool for learning how one inch this way or that affected the experience of being in the small camper.
The camper is equipped with marine-quality parts and accessories that have been personally tested by the Happier Camper team.
A lightweight frame enclosed with taut fabric and sheets of Jobert Okume marine plywood are used for this 44-square-foot hybrid prefab trailer house.
“When we first set out on this crazy adventure, we always pictured parking Woody in a place like this,” Brian says. “We honestly couldn’t have imagined it would be this spectacular.”
Revamped 1973 Holiday Rambler is now an all new living space.

Zoom out for a look at the modern exterior. From your dream house, to cozy cabins, to loft-like apartments, to repurposed shipping containers, these stellar projects promise something for everyone. Explore a variety of building types with metal roofs, wood siding, gables, and everything in between.

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