BEAUTIFUL HOUSE TRUCK MADE FROM 85% RECYCLED MATERIALS
In this film, we take a tour of Adam and Sian’s beautiful off-grid tiny house truck, which was built using mostly reclaimed materials on the back of a 1969 Bedford. The house truck is full of light and space, with an open-plan kitchen, living and bedroom area and a fancy shower set-up on the back porch.
The couple describe the building process and the events that decided them on leaving a conventional home and city life to take up this much simpler way of living that they find more satisfying.
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KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM "BEAUTIFUL OFF-GRID TINY HOUSE TRUCK"
- Begin with asking yourself: What are my essential needs?
- You can build a home almost entirely with recycled materials – fence palings, old corrugated iron, fallen logs, found materials.
- Multiple functions provide plenty of space – the sofa is also storage for the solar battery bank; the stairs serve as storage space for clothes and general items.
- A “trap door” means the deck easily becomes a shower base.
- No chemicals have been used in the house: the ceiling is painted with “milk paint.
- With a small solar array and a panel that keeps you aware of usage, you are both connected to and limited by your energy supply, which makes you more mindful of your impacts.
- Anyone can do this – jump in!