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Clunky Old School Bus Converted into a Sweet Earthy Home With a Wood-fired Stove

Posted By Tafline Laylin On June 11, 2014 @ 2:50 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,Gallery,Green renovation | 10 Comments

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It’s not always warm up in the mountains, so this beauty has a rustic wood-fired stove [1] that you’d see in any earthy library, except this one is keeping a small bus nice and toasty. To keep it from being over-heated though, it’s possible to simply crack a window to promote natural ventilation [2].

The bus home is lined with wholesome timber and features the same kind of secure shelving and furniture that one might see on a boat to ensure minimum disturbance during travel. It also comes with fully functioning plumbing. Although old vehicles such as these aren’t the most fuel-efficient, and it would be unwise to travel too much, it seems almost certain that overall this project has a smaller carbon footprint [3] than the average new home.

+ wpi Creative [4]

Via Twisted Surfer [4]

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[1] rustic wood-fired stove: http://inhabitat.com/pascal-prokop-beats-harsh-swiss-winter-with-a-wood-stove-in-his-car/

[2] promote natural ventilation: http://inhabitat.com/tag/natural-ventilation/

[3] smaller carbon footprint: http://inhabitat.com/tag/small-carbon-footprint/

[4] + wpi Creative: http://wpicreative.com/bus-for-sale/

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