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CCAD Students Design a Live-Work Airstream

A team of about 170 students at the Columbus College of Art and Design have begun a semester long project to create a mobile Airstream office/living space. The group is re-imagining the iconic Airstream that could be used by a … Continue reading

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Bookmobiles

In our initial planning, we considered libraries as one of the potential users of the MoCoLab. With this thought in mind, these precedents offer insight as to how the Airstream can be used in this way. First is Il Bibliomotocarro. … Continue reading

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City Hall To Go

We all know how unpleasant it can be to spend the day at the DMV, and other government centers. With this in mind, a community outreach program in Boston has created a ‘City Hall To Go.’ On this truck, residents … Continue reading

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Hank Bought a Bus

As an architecture student that was tired of projects that would never be created, Hank Butitta decided to take his thesis in a different direction. Always dreaming of having a cabin in the woods, but unable to materialize it, Butitta … Continue reading

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A New Look for Airstream

Christopher Deam has been given an exciting and much-needed job: revitalizing the mainstream Airstream. He discovered that there was a disconnect between the exterior shell and the interior architecture, and decided that for an American icon, it would no longer … Continue reading

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AIA Vermont Airstream

According to the AIA website, A group of Norwich University undergraduate architecture students are transforming a 21-foot 1969 Airstream Globetrotter into a mobile outreach, education, and design center over the course of the next six months. This project was made … Continue reading

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‘Vagon del Saber’ Boxcar 1513

A project in Ecuador, via the designboom website: “carrying neither freight nor tourists, the ‘vagon del saber’ boxcar 1513 renovation by ecuadorian studio al borde sees it transformed into a cultural public space. selected as part of the railway system recovery program by the ecuadorian … Continue reading

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