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Nomad

Designing a Home for Escape and Adventure

By Emma Reddington

Photographs by Sian Richards

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Number Of Pages
336
Publication Date
October 15, 2019
ISBN
9781579658137

Nomad

Designing a Home for Escape and Adventure

By Emma Reddington

Photographs by Sian Richards

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A reclusive designer living in a custom tiny house in the middle of the Montana wilderness. A couple who traded their expensive Bay Area apartment for a slip at a nearby marina, where they live on a docked sailboat. A family of five who decided to simplify their lives by moving into a school bus, selling most of their possessions in the process. Nomad features their stories, and many more. From vanlifers to boondockers, liveaboards to tiny-house dwellers, these freedom seekers have forged a new way of life for themselves—one that values experiences over things, is environmentally conscious, and is often more budget-friendly than their “rooted” lives ever were.

     The ubiquity of the internet has ushered in a new era of connectivity that makes working from an Airstream beside a roaring river or running a photography business from a mountaintop a reality. It’s now possible to do whatever you want from wherever you want and still have a foothold in the world. This book shows you how, with tours of 26 unconventional homes and the people who live in them, plus all the information you need to make your own off-the-grid dream a reality. There are chapters on bathroom and storage—two of the most challenging aspects of this lifestyle—plus a comprehensive guide to finding the right home, assessing the cost of renovation, handy products for small spaces, and indispensable resources (including sources for replacement RV parts, portable power solutions, tiny wood stoves, and much more).

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“Whether a life on the move is for you, or not, the tips offered by these nomads are valuable lessons to all of us struggling with clutter in the ever more confined spaces of our modern homes. . . . The people who live in these homes come from all walks of life.”
The Times (U.K.)
 
“Reddington looks at how a variety of freedom seekers have forged a new way of life for themselves. . . . Nomad offers inspiration for those looking to make their own off-the-grid-living dream a reality.”
Bristol Evening Post

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Published By
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Number Of Pages
336
Publication Date
October 15, 2019
ISBN
9781579658137

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