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

Posted By Mark Boyer On November 29, 2012 @ 2:00 pm In Architecture,Reader Submitted Content | No Comments

Modern Recreational Vehicle, MRV-1, jeffrey eyster, a+e architecture, mobile architecture [1]

Influenced by both prefabricated modern architecture [2] and vehicle design, the Modern Recreational Vehicle, or MRV-1, can be towed to remote locations in nature. Jeffrey Eyster of A+E Architecture [3] 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 [4] in order to build and test a prototype.

+ A+E Architecture [3]

+ MRV-1 at USA Projects [4]

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[2] prefabricated modern architecture: http://inhabitat.com/architecture/prefab-housing/

[3] A+E Architecture: http://www.aeala.com/

[4] raising funds at USA Projects: http://www.usaprojects.org/project/access_nature

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