Jeffrey Eyster’s Modern Recreational Vehicle is an Off-Grid, Mobile Nature Retreat

November 29, 2012 by  
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Influenced by both prefabricated modern architecture and vehicle design, the Modern Recreational Vehicle, or MRV-1, can be towed to remote locations in nature. Jeffrey Eyster of  A+E Architecture  was drawn to the idea of creating a nature retreat that would blur the boundaries between permanent prefab homes and ephemeral camping structures, and he envisioned a structure that would have modern comforts without any of the symbols of camping. The sustainable studio provides sleeping for two, heating and air conditioning, a composting toilet, a shower, and a small kitchen. Eyster is currently raising funds at USA Projects in order to build and test a prototype. + A+E Architecture + MRV-1 at USA Projects The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: a+e architecture , campers , camping , jeffrey eyster , mobile architecture , mobile homes , mobile studio , Modern Recreational Vehicle , MRV-1 , nature retreat

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Jeffrey Eyster’s Modern Recreational Vehicle is an Off-Grid, Mobile Nature Retreat

Jeffrey Eyster’s Modern Recreational Vehicle is an Off-Grid, Mobile Nature Retreat

November 29, 2012 by  
Filed under Green

Influenced by both prefabricated modern architecture and vehicle design, the Modern Recreational Vehicle, or MRV-1, can be towed to remote locations in nature. Jeffrey Eyster of  A+E Architecture  was drawn to the idea of creating a nature retreat that would blur the boundaries between permanent prefab homes and ephemeral camping structures, and he envisioned a structure that would have modern comforts without any of the symbols of camping. The sustainable studio provides sleeping for two, heating and air conditioning, a composting toilet, a shower, and a small kitchen. Eyster is currently raising funds at USA Projects in order to build and test a prototype. + A+E Architecture + MRV-1 at USA Projects The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: a+e architecture , campers , camping , jeffrey eyster , mobile architecture , mobile homes , mobile studio , Modern Recreational Vehicle , MRV-1 , nature retreat

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