Tag Archives: Airstream

Jordan’s 1976 Airstream Tiny Home

Jordan renovated a 1976 Airstream and hade a simple home for him and his daughter. He lives in Salt Lake City. The exterior is basically stock, but as you can see… the interior was gutted and completely rebuilt. Video (below) and images from houzz.

Jay Shafer Reports on Tiny Mistake #2 – Insufficient Insulation

It was about a week before Thanksgiving of 1997 when my home’s interior first started to look like the belly of a whale with ice formations on the vaulted walls and ceiling delineating a rib every 24”. – Jay Shafer Continue reading Don’t Try This On Home: Insufficient Insulation for full-time living

The Airstream Life in a Berkeley Garden

First came the idea. Then came the late nights of Craigslist searching. And then it happened quickly: a trip to a derelict horse ranch in the Salinas Valley, an exchange of cash in an old barn, and a harrowing towing adventure up Highway 101 netted me my current abode—a 1959 Airstream travel trailer. The Airstream […]

Julie’s Unbelievable Airstream Trailer, Shed and Art Studio

After living abroad in a handful of European locales as well as several cities in Japan, Julie saw how much of the rest of the world lives. Upon returning to the States, she moved to San Francisco and was an active member of an artist collective. About four years ago, the opportunity to move Southwards […]

Bowlus Road Chief

The Bowlus Road Chief was originally designed by Hawley Bowlus. Hawley was an aircraft and glider designer who worked on planes like the Spirit of St. Louis. Piloted by Charles Lindberg, this was the first airplane to fly across the Atlantic Ocean, which was made possible by crafting the lightest plane possible. Hawley applied what […]

Transforming Airstream Kitchen Office

As you can see in the photo (below), the printer is hidden in a sliding drawer that’s part of the booth. An articulating arm allows the iMac to come forward when it’s time to work and recede back when it’s time to eat. It’s a very clever use of the space and something that isn’t […]

Runaround Sue Airstream

In the winter of 2009, New Prairie took on a challenging new project: renovating a 1961 Airstream Safari. Our goal was to create a beautiful, cozy, and practical space with as many environmentally-friendly features as possible.” – Tiny House Swoon See more of this tiny trailer…

Airstream Dreams

Very well done Airstream. “…retro airstream that has only 150 sq. ft of living space and has been refurbished by landscape architect, Andreas Stavroupolo.” See more Airstream Dreams

Rooftop Trailer Park

OK… this is just weird, but I like it. It’s a cluster of seven Airstream trailers on the roof of the Grand Daddy Hotel in South African. While this kind of turns my stomach a little I must admit I like the idea of extending habitable space but using small modular units. I would just […]

Aluminum Bliss

Aluminum Bliss is the blog of Chris and Lani, a couple that has hit the road in an 23-foot Airstream CCD trailer. Chris has a job where he can work from virtually anywhere so one day he and Lani decided that selling the majority of their possessions and hitting the road was a good idea. […]

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