Seattle-based Trendy Shed has taken their yard shed idea and given it wheels by adapting the design to be their first-ever transportable dwelling. At 220-square-feet, The DW (Dwelling on Wheels) is a contemporary, self-contained construction that’s spacious sufficient to make it a house, but compact sufficient to take it on the highway.
The DW is designed with a basic gable type and a wall of home windows at one finish to seize the views and maximize pure mild getting into the inside. A darkish, low-maintenance exterior is outfitted with a photo voltaic array on the roof that’s geared up with batteries and inside a wooden range is used for heating, permitting the DW to go off-grid. It additionally comes with two electrical wall heaters as backup, if wanted.
Regardless of its tiny footprint, Trendy Shed designed the inside so it doesn’t really feel cramped. Sight strains are saved open with a floor-to-ceiling window positioned on the finish of the hallway, reverse the tip wall of home windows. On the entrance finish, a deck extends out permitting area for a few chairs and a small desk to benefit from the outside.
Whereas the outside is darkish, the contrasting inside is clad in mild, pre-finished birch-faced plywood and sustainable linoleum flooring. The pitched roof makes the within really feel extra spacious, as does the facet window that extends as much as the roof.
The sleeping quarters within the again can match three with an nearly queen mattress (just some inches smaller than a queen) on the underside bunk and a single mattress above.
The environment friendly unit is constructed with slim, high-intensity insulation paneling within the partitions and might accommodate water tanks or a composting unit.
Trendy Shed’s approximate is Four-10 months with a value beginning at $129,000. They’ll additionally work with you to customise the unit to your wants, whether or not you wish to use it as an workplace or a year-round house.