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Matthew Hofmann’s Living Vehicle off-grid tiny home is full of smart features

Matthew Hofmann’s Living Vehicle: Off-grid tiny home boasting smart features

Californian architect Matthew Hofmann of Hofmann Architecture is well-renowned for renovating vintage Airstreams, and AutoCamp hotel containing five beautifully restored Airstreams in Santa Barbara, California is true examples of his downsizing approach. Over again, he has developed Living Vehicle, a shiny aluminum-clad tiny home on wheels equipped with modern, off-grid and sustainable amenities to maintain a healthy lifestyle during travel. Made from eco-friendly materials, it is a self-contained mobile home boasting sustainability from its design to its lifecycle.

Its aluminum body and double-paned windows make it a good-looking tiny home, while off-grid properties ensure sustainability and eco-friendliness. The Living Vehicle is equipped with 110-watt solar panel, 24-volt lithium ion battery bank, and a 4000-watt power inverter to power the entire house. All internal HVAC and plumbing systems including are stored in the fully-conditioned basement to prevent freezing or overheating.

It also has a combination LTE and Wi-Fi antenna on the roof to control the built-in smart home systems such as awning, door lock, exterior lighting etc. through your iOS phone. Don’t worry about the weather as you can also increase insulation performance of this mobile home to use it in all four seasons.

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The smartphone-controlled awning and door keep the owner safe in every type of weather conditions. As of the interiors space, there is a fully-equipped kitchen and a cozy bedroom with skylights to bring in natural light as well as provide unobstructed views of the sky. The hidden bed installed into the ceiling above the dining area can be used for additional sleeping space for two. It comes outfitted with dimmable indoor LED lighting, controlled through residential-style switches. There is also a security system to keep a check on all four sides of the Living Vehicle during a drive or while being parked. It also has a pull-out kitchen cabinet and food-prep bar to enjoy outdoor cooking.

One another highlighting feature is the teak wall in the shower to enjoy the spa-style experience in the bathroom. This wall can also be used as a modular mounting system for hooks, baskets, towel bars, and shelving. From the bathroom to kitchen and bedroom, no doubt, the Living vehicle is packed with a number of premium features to maintain a modern and comfortable lifestyle during travel. This solar-powered tiny house on wheels can be used by two people to live comfortably in remote areas for about one month. If you wish to buy, this off-grid tiny-home-on-wheels can be ordered now for US$129,995.

Matthew Hofmann’s Living Vehicle off-grid tiny home is full of smart features

Image: Living Vehicle/Hofmann Architecture

Image: Living Vehicle/Hofmann Architecture

Image: Living Vehicle/Hofmann Architecture

Image: Living Vehicle/Hofmann Architecture

Image: Living Vehicle/Hofmann Architecture

Image: Living Vehicle/Hofmann Architecture

Image: Living Vehicle/Hofmann Architecture

Image: Living Vehicle/Hofmann Architecture

Image: Living Vehicle/Hofmann Architecture

Image: Living Vehicle/Hofmann Architecture

Image: Living Vehicle/Hofmann Architecture

Matthew Hofmann’s Living Vehicle off-grid tiny home is full of smart features

Image: Living Vehicle/Hofmann Architecture

Via: TreeHugger

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