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Tiny shelters, strange and amusing, pop up in Amsterdam

And they’re for rent!

Second Skin,” Rob Sweere
Photo via UrbanCampsite

Tiny home lovers looking for something a bit out of the box can look to UrbanCampsite Amsterdam, a series of micro shelters that takes over an underused part of the city every other year. The 2015 edition saw the likes of a “Bedbug” dwelling complete with legs and a tent with a trampoline for a roof. This year’s crop of inhabitable art, popping up in Amsterdam’s Science Park, is just as kooky.

This year’s theme, “The Art of Tech-Living”—that is, the art of “future life and living”—gave rise to 13 striking little abodes, including a lighter (and pinker) take on climate change and campers fashioned from a ‘70s Dutch electric car, sewer tube, and wheeled waste container. Each dwelling can be booked on Airbnb through August, with prices ranging from €85-140 per night.

Tubalow,” Boomhuttenfest
Photo by Jeroen Staats
Tubalow,” Boomhuttenfest
Jeroen Staats
BnB Foam Home,” Kraft Architecten & Atelier Rick Tegelaar
Photo via UrbanCampsite
GigaBed,” Studio Valkenier
Photo via UrbanCampsite
Fou Scope,” Labor Fou
Photo by Jeroen Staats
TRU,” Akko Goldenbeld and Miriam van Eck
Photo by Jeroen Staats
TRU,” Akko Goldenbeld and Miriam van Eck
Photo by Jeroen Staats
Stacking Sticks,” Oscar Sanders
Photo via UrbanCampsite
Dakloos,” Koele Kachels
Photo by Jeroen Staats
Sleeping Pod,” Studio Made
Photo by Jeroen Staats
Sleeping Pod,” Studio Made
Photo by Jeroen Staats
Univers 9,” Robbert van der Horst
Photo via UrbanCampsite
(S)low Tech,” Refunc
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Waiting for Water,” Stefanie Rittler and Sascha Henken
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Magic Box,” Rick Abelen
Photo by Jeroen Staats

Via: Weburbanist, UrbanCampsite