“After buying a used school bus for $3000, Richard and Rachel drafted autoCAD plans and began to design every detail of their new home, something that was important in their decision not to simply buy a used RV or mobile home (which they view as flimsier than a steel-framed bus).
…The conversion has cost them about $12,000 so far, including the price of the bus so the $1200 solar fridge and similarly-priced solar-powered composting toilet were big decisions, but necessary to maintain their off-grid lifestyle.”
Long before the first Tumbleweed Tiny House rolled across Iowa there were folks living in converted busses and house trucks. Here’s a beauty.
“Plenty of us have dreamed of hitting the road in a sleek Airstream. Fewer have seen the potential in a 1959 Chevrolet Viking short bus. One creative owner did, and enlisted architect Will Winkelman, designer Vincent Moulton, and master woodworker Tony Jose to convert this Viking into a beautiful, travel-ready camper.”
Read more about this Creative Camper: A Retrofitted, Rustic Makeover | Apartment Therapy.
Solar Burrito posted this on Facebook. Very cool extension for a VW camper.
“Overlander Motorhomes is presenting how it sees as the rational compliment to the pop top – it is the DoubleBack, a sliding insulated pod so extends the interior length of Volkwagen‘s T5 Transporter van.”
Learn more about the DoubleBack – VW’s Sliding Extension Van.