28 posts tagged camping
Stationed an hour outside of Austin, Texas resides self-contained pop-up campers designed by Garrett Finney. Finney claims that Cricket Trailers are “a portable adventure living space.” Photo by: Sarah Wilson
Climbing uphill it’s carried like a rucksack – for descents it mutates into a fun-packed downhilling device par excellence
The inflatable tent “The Wedge” stands for a new way of camping. Its easy and intuitive handling makes “The Wedge” offers more time for the essential: having a good time traveling. Assembling of parts is unnecessary. Inner tent, fly sheet and the inflatable frame IDG work as a union and enable a very quick and uncomplicated set-up (inflation): just unpack it and inflate it - welcome home!
Whether you’re a hiker, mountain biker or cross-country skier, the Rolling Huts, located in Washington’s Methow Valley, are the perfect accommodation. Designed as a modern alternative to camping by Tom Kundig of Olson Kundig Architects in Seattle, the six huts are grouped as a herd, each with views of the mountains.
The Cocoon Tree is a spherical tent formed by 24 aluminum rods. It hangs from polyester ropes tied to trunks and branches, and has a net below for access and safety. Made of tarpaulin-covered aluminum poles, it has a wood floor covered with a high-density foam mattress and includes sheets and a duvet for a luxurious way to experience the great outdoors.
A fully-equipped camper, the hybrid Dutch/German-engineered Opera blends hard and soft elements, boasting a collapsible durable-fabric roof, two beds, a ceramic toilet, a top loading refrigerator, integrated LED lighting as well as a kitchen with hot water.
Architect and treehouse designer Alex Shirley-Smith decided instead of a treehouse, why not a tree tent? So Tentsile was born, versatile, beautifully designed and with fantastic potential to help ease housing crises caused by natural disasters as well as woodland fun-times.
Tree climbing and camping equates to suspended tree camping, which can be seen in Waldseilgarten in Bavaria, Germany. The hanging tent features a fabric-covered platform supported by a metal frame, that is suspended from a secured single point. At Waldseilgarten, the tents are suspended from thick branches of large free-standing trees, where guests can only ascend or descend with rope assistance.
Leave the passé living-room-on-wheels R.V. paradigm behind and step into the future. Cricket is the perfect antidote to rising fuel costs and the decreased towing capabilities of next-gen vehicles because it allows you to use the vehicle you already own. Cricket is your base camp, containing exactly what you need. No more, no less.