4. Ever needed something to do with a surplus firetruck? Here you go!
While the United States has its fair share of tiny-houses-on-wheels (THOWs) and house trucks – perhaps inspired by the Hoover Wagons of the depression era – New Zealand seems to be one of the epicenters of the movement.
Whether it is the more libertarian lifestyle enjoyed there in general, or the influence of gypsies, it’s hard to say, but whatever it is some of the coolest house trucks we have seen belong to New Zealanders.
5. Here’s a more modern truck outfitted with a living space.
Typically built much like a cabin and using the truck as a foundation, house trucks come in an endless variety of styles.
Many have baths and kitchens, but the one thing they all seem to have in common is comfortable sleeping quarters, the one prerequisite for a rolling home.
While rustic design seems to be the rule, technology is not completely lacking as many housetruckers take advantage of the latest in solar and other off-grid energy options to make their unconventional lifestyles sustainable.
6. This one is rolling art in more ways than one.
In addition to mobility, the trucks themselves have one major advantage over a traditional “motorhome” style RV, they are much more agile, making remote locations accessible for house truck dwellers, which seems to suit these unconventional voyagers just fine.
7. Check out this ornate interior from a gypsy themed house truck.
For more house truck photos, from the simple and utilitarian to the ornate and over the top, visit this gallery at HousetrucksNZ.