When it comes to distinctive houses, we’re on a roll… This month at Decoist, we’ve delighted in featuring a range of one-of-a-kind dwellings, from houseboats to upcycled silos. Today we take a peek into the world of houses on wheels. What tends to make them so alluring? Their mobility? Their compact size? Their modern design? You make a decision!
In reality, the homes on wheels featured in nowadays’s post are not grand in scale. They’re not over-the-best in terms of style. And they’re something but fancy inside. But right here’s the appeal: they are cleverly designed to maximize space. And there’s something special about a dwelling that can be effortlessly transported, opening a world of possibilities…
Tall Man’s Tiny Home
We commence with Tall Man’s Tiny Property, a home designed by brothers Adam and Aaron Leu, (who are both 6′ 7″ tall–hence the name of the property)! What tends to make a property tiny? Usually, the phrase “tiny home” refers to a dwelling that is much less than 1,000 square feet. And this compact home undoubtedly qualifies… [from ThisWeek Neighborhood News]
Adam and Aaron Leu and their Tiny Home on wheels
Built on the frame of a 1970s-era motor property, this home sold for $27,000. Note the board-and-batten cedar siding and double-pane glass windows that adorn the front of the dwelling… [from Tall Man's Tiny Home]
Modern home on wheels
The interior of the house boasts functions such as custom cabinets and pinewood flooring. In addition to the kitchen, this 130 square-foot house consists of a bathroom, a living space and a loft (not integrated in the square footage). Side note: the walls of the property feature painted hardboard, and the ceiling is crafted from maple plywood. [from Tall Man's Tiny House]
Kitchen of the Tiny Home on wheels
Just since the property is modest doesn’t imply it’s brief on function. From the kitchen you can access a small open storage location, and there’s even added closet space in the bathroom! And yes, the property attributes plumbing and wiring. Beneath we see corrugated metal walls surrounding a compact shower. [from Tall Man's Tiny Residence]
Compact shower of Tiny House on wheels
We end with a view of the back of the residence, total with 3 windows, and of course, the wheels… [from Tall Man's Tiny Property]
Back exterior shot of tiny property on wheels
Tiny Residence on a Flatbed Trailer
Our subsequent featured Tiny Property rests on a flatbed trailer. Built by Jenine Alexander with the aid of her buddy Amy Hutto, the space contains each upper and reduce sleeping lofts, as nicely as full trailer hook-ups for electric, propane, and water. The house can also nicely accommodate any solar, wind or hydro energy technique. [from Tiny Property Blog]
Tiny residence on a flatbed trailer
As we zoom in to get a close-up of the home’s exterior, would you ever think about that the inside of this place boasts Ponderosa pine ceilings, bamboo flooring, and even a kitchenette with marble counter tops? Then again, offered the ingenuity of the home’s designers, is it actually a surprise that this dwelling would be as spectacular on the inside as it is on the outdoors? [from Tiny Residence Blog]
Close-up of a tiny residence
Speaking of the inside, beneath we see a shot of the house’s interior, which consists of a bay window that tends to make the space actually feel like property. Specifically when accented with a vase of blooms! [from Tiny Property Blog]
Tiny property interior
In one far more interior shot, we get a closer appear at the house’s bamboo floors and siding,as effectively as the Masonite walls. For a lot more information, verify out Forge Ahead Construction. [from Tiny Residence Weblog]
Bamboo walls in a tiny house
Prepared to roll with it? So are these amazing rolling huts! These wheel-clad dwellings have been created to meet the want of accommodating going to guests. They boast a low-tech design while still managing to be chic. [Pictures beneath from Olson Kundig Architects]
Rolling huts in the snowy landscape
The site on which these huts rest was after an RV campground. The residences are grouped as a group, however every a single faces the mountains so the view is expansive rather than crowded. For much more data on renting these beautiful houses positioned in located in Washington’s Methow Valley, verify out Rolling Huts.
The wheels of every single rolling hut support to elevate the structure so guests can enjoy an optimal view…
The wheels on the hut go round and round
Ready for a glimpse at the interior? The contemporary style does not disappoint. In reality, these dwellings had been developed by Tom Kundig of Olson Kundig Architects. Note the warm wooden specifics and the earthy glow of each space:
Rolling huts interior
We finish by turning our consideration to Leaf Property, developed to shelter a household of 4. Constructed from Forest Stewardship Certified timber and reclaimed supplies, this is one particular eco-friendly residence! The space is 215 square feet, including a 55 square foot sleeping loft. The photographs that adhere to are courtesy of Leafhouse/Laird Herbert by way of Tiny Property Speak.
Leaf Home on wheels
This property was cleverly designed by Laird Herbert. We really like how the exterior of the home combines metal and FSC tongue and groove cedar. FYI–the interior walls of the house are crafted from birch plywood and drywall.
Leaf Residence close-up
It’s remarkable how numerous separate regions can match into 1 compact space. Under we see the sleeping loft, the kitchen, the dining “room,” and the living region, complete with a sofa bed. Hint: you can maximize your space by putting sleeping zones in out-of-the-way spots. Or using dual-purpose furnishings, such as a sofa that is also a bed!
Interior of Leaf Property on wheels
In one more view of the living space, we see a wall mirror, recessed lighting, and two big mineral specimens that add earthy interest:
Leaf Residence on wheels interior view
Verify out the kitchen below, comprehensive with a refrigerator and a GE oven powered by propane. The dining location is tucked neatly against the window so there’s area to eat, live and breathe.
Leaf House kitchen
Can you see your self living in a property on wheels? Would it be challenging for you to downsize, or would you locate the knowledge liberating? Share your thoughts by leaving a comment under…
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