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42 Portable Architecture Finds

From Snow Shelter Resorts to Crocheted Cabin Concepts

— August 10, 2013 — Eco
The desire to break free from urban living is facing a resurgence and portable architecture has been developed to reflect that. Shelters and other structures that are easily moved allow for consumers to explore their desire for a nomadic life. Abodes like portable compact homes and other similar houses can easily be shifted to another location. This list contains examples of architecture that's free to move around.

Mobile lodging has increased in popularity because of developments in technology and increasing property prices. Structures like rolling mobile villages and portable wooden huts allow users to move around at their leisure while remaining comfortable.

Other structures like hotels are also becoming mobilized. Eco-friendly portable hotels work to keep carbon footprints low while remaining convenient for any adventurous consumers.
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Transportable Instant Balconies
Transportable Instant Balconies
The Balcon Additionnel Provides You with a Moment of Fresh Air
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Moveable Design Offices
Moveable Design Offices
Designbuss by Erik Olovsson Allows Creativity to Travel
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Rolling Mobile Villages
Rolling Mobile Villages
Jahneflat Milton Moving City Travels on Train Tracks
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Portable Bridges
Portable Bridges
Bruggenhoofd Chabot Allows Passage Over a Hedge
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Shipping Container Classrooms
Shipping Container Classrooms
The Waldorf School of Orange County Gives New Meaning to Portables
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Transportable Tourist Abodes
Transportable Tourist Abodes
The Transportable Hotel by Jose Pequeno Can Pop Up Anywhere
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Portable Skyscrapers
Portable Skyscrapers
The Transient Response System is a Mobile Emergency Shelter
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35
Green Rapid Response Shelters
Green Rapid Response Shelters
The Reaction Housing System Responds Quickly to Any Emergency
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Icy Portable Living
Icy Portable Living
The Arctic Mobile Unit Will Ensure You Aren't Left Out in the Cold
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Inflatable Illuminated Pavilions
Inflatable Illuminated Pavilions
The Fantastic Trailer by Cheryl Baxter Glows in the Evening
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Home Office Backyard Pods
Home Office Backyard Pods
Moss by Victor Vetterlein Provides a Separated Personal Workspace
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Mobile House Kit
Mobile House Kit
The Zero Pod Provides Portable Shelter in Many Different Environments
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Portable 5 Star Hotel with 50 Person Capacity
Portable 5 Star Hotel with 50 Person Capacity
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Camera-Inspired Cabins
Camera-Inspired Cabins
GO Portable Office Provides a Picture of Your Future Well-Earned Success
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Inflatable Portable Pubs
Inflatable Portable Pubs
Bouncy Castles for Boozing
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Prefabricated Mobile Pavilions
Prefabricated Mobile Pavilions
Porte Cochere Brings Versatility and Sustainability to the UN
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Mobile Schools in Semi Trucks
Mobile Schools in Semi Trucks
The Classroom of the Future
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Mobile Freight Lodges
Mobile Freight Lodges
The 'Snoozebox Portable Hotel' Takes Three Days to Build
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Adaptable Nomadic Shelters
Adaptable Nomadic Shelters
AIRchitecture Offers a Bubble-Like Portable Home
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Compact Caravan Nightclubs
Compact Caravan Nightclubs
The Black Box Revelation by Re-Make/Re-Model Offers a Unique Experience
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Crocheted Cabin Concepts
Crocheted Cabin Concepts
Kate Pokorny Wants to Crochet Homes for Project Yurt Alert
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Portable Pocket Tents
Portable Pocket Tents
Martin Azura Has Built a Convenient Shelter for Minimalists
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Slug-Like Structures
Slug-Like Structures
Hus Ett by Torsten Ottesjo Snuggles its Surroundings
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Magnificent Mobile Hotels
Magnificent Mobile Hotels
'A Rolling Master Plan' Uses Train Tracks to Travel Through Country
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Portable Personal Bubbles
Portable Personal Bubbles
MMASA Architects & Cipriano Chas Let You Be a Bubble Boy (or Girl)
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Portable Compact Homes
Portable Compact Homes
The 'Hut on Sleds' is Entirely Mobile
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Snow Shelter Resorts
Snow Shelter Resorts
The POD Hotel by Robust Outdoor Brands is Comfy and Compact
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Mobile Minimalist Hotel Rooms
Mobile Minimalist Hotel Rooms
The Hypercubus by Studio WG3 is Self-Sufficient and Compact
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14
Portable Vacation Homes
Portable Vacation Homes
The ‘Blue-Me' Pad Takes Your Home Feel On Holiday
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13
Portable Log Cabins
Portable Log Cabins
OLGGA's Flake House is a Two-Piece Mobile Home
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12
Rustic Wheeled Getaways
Rustic Wheeled Getaways
'Rolling Huts' are Modern Alternative Camping in the Pacific Northwest
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11
Portable Green Housing
Portable Green Housing
The EcoBitat by Felipe Campolina is Sustainable and Affordable
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Eco-Friendly Portable Hotels
Eco-Friendly Portable Hotels
The In-Tenta Drop Eco Hotel Concept is Organic
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9
DIY Portable Wooden Sanctuaries
DIY Portable Wooden Sanctuaries
The Hermit Houses Offer a Remarkable Way to Enjoy Nature
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Portable Wooden Huts
Portable Wooden Huts
Robust Outdoor Brands' POD Houses Make for Eco-Friendly Camping
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7
Portable Crate-Like Cabins
Portable Crate-Like Cabins
The Whangapoua Sled House is Designed for Adaptable Beachside Living
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6
Prefab Igloos
Prefab Igloos
Icewall One's Igloo Satellite Cabin Twarts Harsh Weather and Lunging Bears
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5
Mobile Homeless Homes
Mobile Homeless Homes
The Paul Elkins Shelter is Almost Too Cozy Looking
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4
Portable Apartments
Portable Apartments
The buBbLe Prototype Gives Nomads a Temporary Place to Stay
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3
Egg-Shaped Mobile Workspaces
Egg-Shaped Mobile Workspaces
The Mini Egg House is the Perfect Office for Those on-the-Go
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2
Compact Portable Houses
Compact Portable Houses
The Port-a-Bach Container Home Provides Freedom of Movement
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1
Portable Miniature Housing
Portable Miniature Housing
The Dwelle.ing Brings Charm to Residential Downsizing
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