Camper Shell in San Francisco

Camper Shell in San FranciscoWell, um…

Undoubtedly faux (polyurethane) brick siding. They do look pretty real, but if they were, the springs would be crushed and tires blown out. Liberal application of polyurethane foam to seal cracks.

Average rent for apartments in SF dropped almost $1,000 in the last year, but still they’re about $3100 per month.

From Carter Kimball

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

3 Responses to Camper Shell in San Francisco

  1. what a great illusion, and exact irony!
    really, buildings are getting more and more unreal by using cheap materials, concrete and foam.
    At the same time prices increase like bubblegum bubbles 🙂
    fantastic plastic!
    regards, Alex

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