Nomadabodes

Chic temporary housing for travelers and those in transition
Implications - The recession has caused an influx of temporary housing options. The reasons for urban nomadism range from being in a stage of transition, such as living in a temporary abode instead of permanent downsizing, to a desire to pursue more travel opportunities with increased time away from work.
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V. Hot Top 6 Examples: 431,415 Total Clicks Feb 09 - Oct 09
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Portable Apartments - The buBbLe Prototype Gives Nomads a Temporary Place to Stay
SCORE: 6.3
Viral 107,642 Clicks Pub: Sep 24, 09
Portable Apartments
The buBbLe Prototype Gives Nomads a Temporary Place to Stay
In theory the buBbLe Prototype is an innovative, although annoyingly capitalized, creation which could house thousands of displaced people. The design came from the office of MMAS and architect/artist… [More]
Sustainable Houseboats - MetroShip Revamps Living On Water With Prefab Boats
SCORE: 6.2
V. Hot 131,302 Clicks Pub: Jul 5, 09
Sustainable Houseboats
MetroShip Revamps Living On Water With Prefab Boats
If you've always dreamed of living on a houseboat and drifting off to sleep in some faraway port of call, try these MetroShip prefab houseboats on for size. MetroShip sustainable houseboats are comprised… [More]
Futuristic Houseboats - Espin Erikstad's 'Loup de Mer' is a Floating Duplex
SCORE: 5.8
V. Hot 65,490 Clicks Pub: Feb 28, 09
Futuristic Houseboats
Espin Erikstad's 'Loup de Mer' is a Floating Duplex
This futuristic 'Loup de Mer' houseboat is a design concept by Espen Erikstad. Is this what is to replace apartment living on the coastal cities in the future? The 3D renders are very nice, and the textures… [More]
On-Demand Housing - Portable Shelter for Environmentally Conscientious Disaster Relief
SCORE: 6.5
Hot 61,381 Clicks Pub: Oct 11, 09
On-Demand Housing
Portable Shelter for Environmentally Conscientious Disaster Relief
Whether the end use is as a low-impact home or temporary shelter after a disaster, Green Horizon has designed a self-sustaining home for a family of four that is built from recycled or recyclable materials,… [More]
Cube Living - Werner Aisslinger Makes Mobile Living Stylish with the Loftcube
SCORE: 6
Hot 27,181 Clicks Pub: Sep 2, 09
Cube Living
Werner Aisslinger Makes Mobile Living Stylish with the Loftcube
Berlin-based designer Werner Aisslinger has made a mobile home you’re not likely to see in typical community. The Loftcube, a futuristic squared unit designed to sit atop previously existing buildings,… [More]
Loft-Style Houseboats - The SchwimmHausBoot Could Be The Future of Urban Living (UPDATE)
SCORE: 6.2
Hot 38,419 Clicks Pub: Apr 20, 09
Loft-Style Houseboats
The SchwimmHausBoot Could Be The Future of Urban Living (UPDATE)
Extreme houseboating? Is that possible? If this concept from SchwimmHausBoot gets built, it could be. The featured design is the Silberfisch and is attempting to tackle overcrowding in waterfront urban… [More]