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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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8 Featured, 38 Examples:
3,003,974 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Feb 09 — Oct 09
Trending:
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Featured Examples

Portable Apartments
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
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
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
play_circle_filled On-Demand Housing
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
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
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
Boat Villages
Boat Villages
The Waterpod Shows the Possibilities of Water-Shelters & Mobile Living
The Waterpod is a self-sufficient island that looks like an igloo on a boat. The Waterpod is made to inform people of future living possibilities, including how to raise chickens, grow vegetables, recycle,… MORE
play_circle_filled Revolutionary Aquatecture
Revolutionary Aquatecture
The Open Sailing Project Opens Doors to Living at Sea
Fancy living at sea--actually, living on a floating city with resources grown and harvested from the sea? A project called Open Sailing is building a vision of life at sea, pioneering a new form of marine… MORE

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