Mobile Dwellings

From portable hotels to personal cloud spaces, mobile dwellings pop up all over

Implications - Just as children like to retreat to self-made forts or tree houses, adults like to retreat to personal spaces as well, signifying a desire for privacy, protection and perhaps a desire for a sense of territory. The creation of mobile dwellings are in answer to our need for temporary shelter.
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Contained Living - TempoHousing In Sea Containers
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Warm 25,307 Clicks Pub: Oct 1, 07
Contained Living
TempoHousing In Sea Containers
These funky homes are created out of recycled freight containers and are growing rapidly in popularity. The original idea by Dutch company TempoHousing was for the shelters to function as temporary housing,… [More]
Portable Clouds- A Relaxing Workplace Retreat by Monica Forster
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Warm 8,221 Clicks Pub: Jun 4, 06
Portable Clouds- A Relaxing Workplace Retreat by Monica Forster
The Cloud by Monica Forster is a portable room that can be used as a relaxing workplace retreat, a unique meeting place, for meditation, or as an ideal escape for creative brainstorming. A space of its… [More]
Portable 5 Star Hotel with 50 Person Capacity
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Average 11,396 Clicks Pub: Apr 24, 07
Portable 5 Star Hotel with 50 Person Capacity
Long ago, Trend Hunter featured two mobile hotel rooms that travel the world, HERE and HERE. Now, we have a new addition, Hotelmovil. The difference is that Hotelmovil has a 50 person capacity. Hotelmovil… [More]
Astro Abodes - Micro Dwelling Makes a Stellar Addition to the Home
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Average 7,158 Clicks Pub: Dec 27, 05
Astro Abodes
Micro Dwelling Makes a Stellar Addition to the Home
This looks like something you’d expect to see orbiting the Earth but it is in fact a new form of totally portable building known as Micro Dwellings. Micro dwellings consist of multiple modules that can… [More]
Mobile Pod Hotels - DWR Airstream RV
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Warm 12,803 Clicks Pub: Aug 8, 07
Mobile Pod Hotels
DWR Airstream RV
The iconic silver bullet goes mainstream modern with a fabulous makeover by Design Within Reach and Christopher Deam. The mobile equivalent to The Pod Hotel, I hear that these 16- foot cute little gems… [More]
Do it Yourself Chalet - The Ultra Portable $15,000 Tomahouse
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Mild 11,042 Clicks Pub: Jun 3, 07
Do it Yourself Chalet
The Ultra Portable $15,000 Tomahouse
Tomahouse is an ultra portable chalet that can be assembled in four hours. Need to move? It can be disassembled in just one hour! The Tomahouse itself measures 4 meters by 4 meters and costs just $15,000.… [More]
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