ECO Traveler - Office on the road

by Andrew Scherr
(Florence, Italy)

The ECO Traveler concept is a shed office on wheels, specially designed to be towed by a car, van or pickup by means of a bumper or frame hitch. The ECO traveler provides all the comforts and necessities of an office while on the road.


The explicit goal is to demonstrate the possibilities of green energy sources. This is a contemporary and creative design that includes a variety of renewable energy sources combined to match your needs while protecting the environment.

It is fully insulated and made with recyclable, reusable and light weight/durable materials. The exterior is made with lighter colors to reflect the sun's infrared rays back into the atmosphere and thereby allow a cooler interior and lower energy bills. A removable porch is added to add the possibility for spending time outside.

Below is a rundown of the features:
-CHASSIS: Uses 30% to 100% recycled materials.

-EXT. WALL:Recyclable aluminum with natural insulation

-WINDOWS: tempered and tinted Low-E dual glazed glass

-ROOF: incorporates rain water collection.
-PASSIVE WATER HEATING: Evacuated Tube Solar Collectors

-NO WASTE DUMB: Collected in tanks hidden under trailer.

-ELECTRICITY: PV panels, stored away when driving.

-INTERIOR: compost toilet, foldout bed, sliding doors, fully-equipped kitchen, 12-48VDC/220VAC Circuits, satellite TV, LED flat-screen TV, LED illumination etc.

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Super gute Idee
by: Hans K.

Ich finde die Idee hervorragend. Hier kann man sehen und lernen, dass es Möglichkeiten gibt mit Energieresourcen vernüftig umzugehen.

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GREAT IDEA
by: Hilary Hays

Love the GREEN ideas employed here. And find the mobility aspects most intriguing in our fast moving world--literally and figuratively. It is a must to hit the market and the sooner the better.

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Great design
by: Renato Gschwend

Amazing, its homey, eco-friendly,takes up minimal space and transportable! This type of design could help many around the world!

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sign me up
by: ROBERT AMBRITE

As a sale person who is on the road five days a week I can only comment...SIGN ME UP....this is just great!

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FEMA and similar organisations
by: Christina

I totally agree with Henry, this concept should be introduced to FEMA and similar organizations around the world. It sends a good signal as well!

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Excellent idea
by: Mario Hizak

This is a good approach to an individual working place, to housing and to green IT aspects.

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Good job!
by: Eleni Neofytidou

Very nice idea! Good luck!

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Amazing design
by: Anonymous

Its great

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The perfect design for UK parliamentarians
by: Anonymous

This is a unique design which will save millions of tax payers money in the UK if each parliamentarian is given one and just provide nearer grounds to keep them.

It is a very good design, but how much will it cost. I might need one myself.

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Mobile allows temporary gardening
by: Carlo V. Mori

Brilliant!

A sustainable mobile home sounds like the perfect solution for communities willing to explore geo-graphic areas while implementing urban or sub-urban gardens and/or spontaneous agricultural initiatives to be given to next incoming groups of gardeners for continuation.

A mobile home is sustainable also because it allows driving to the ideal spot.

A conscious mobile home owner can also be part of a network of people willing to communicate sustainable practice by example.

Mobile homes can gather together and build sustainable architectures that are integrating ancient methods with modern technologies.

This would be very appreciated in Italy and in many parts of the world where the preservation of old construction techniques and methods is crucial to the conservation of the cultural identity and is part of the national heritage.

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Superb idea!
by: Jan A.

Looks as an interesting concept equipped with all the facilities you need on the road. Great idea.

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Great Concept and Design
by: Tony

This is a terrific idea and should have application in a wide variety of settings. The design is superb, and the extensive attention to environmental factors is examplary.

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On the Move
by: Anonymous

The perfect solution for people on the movE.

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Nice
by: Suzanne

I want one!!!!

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Lovely but..
by:

I think your presentation and your concept are nice, but this is not really shed related or is it?

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Impervious solution
by: Clayton

I can see how this could be an excellent fit for construction office working on a site over a longer time frame. It is great to see that you have really have kept the care for the user in mind when designing the shed office.

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Super idea
by: Anonymous

Super cool..

It does it all.

Morten

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Great Idea for Comfort and Survival
by: Henry


You should offer this to FEMA. It looks stable and economic and could be stored strategically to help disaster victim. Yes, you would make it less "comfortable" but still keep it "functional".


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Super Shed
by: Pamela

And you can cook in it. Fab idea!

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Very realistic idea
by: Alessandro

Like the ideas and design features. The fact that the shed is mobile allows you to position it in the direction that gives the best performance of the Sun radiation. I could imagine this will be a great solution for people all over the world.

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Creative Concept
by: Siena

I would love to have this myself. Great us of space and it is green.

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Great considerations and design
by: Anonymous

Hi,
I like your consideration when thinking of functionality, comfort and sustainable living. Your concept has for me personally put a new approach on how renewable technology can be used.

Good luck!

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Unique idea
by: H. Arsuretaer

I have never seen anything like this.

Why has this not been thought of before.

I wonder what it will cost and where I can buy it.

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Most innovate shed ever!
by: L. Ugtermeget Afost

I am impressed with the innovate solution of this shed.

It is by far the best. Environmentally friendly and on wheels.

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Ineteresting concept, lack of development
by: Anonymous

Concept was nice and functional, but I don't see development in design. Sorry...

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Thinking outside the box
by: Sean

Based on your description I can see that you really thought this through. I would like to know more about the design and possibly see more pictures. I like the fact that you have an innovative approach to the Shed design. A Shed is not necessarily a box standing on the ground.

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Shed and so much more
by: Michelle

I really like how you pushed the concept of a shed into so much ore. It really uses the potential of the structure to its fullest.

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by: Anonymous

Nice but this is not a shed, it's a mobile home...

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nice design...
by: non

but it upsets me its up at number one for it is not an office shed, this is an office mobile home, or something like that...

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Unique Concept
by: Guchi

Americans are becoming more and more environmentally conscious. In highly populated areas, space is a luxury. Example, New York City. The fact that it is portable is a great way to promote portability especially when site locations need to change. I also like to water collection idea.

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jahvi
by: Anonymous

it´s so carefull!!!!
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;)
by: Haavard Groener

Good luck! Great idea!

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great idea
by: Paolo

Great idea and interesting use of space.

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wow
by: Marina

Great concept and overall design.

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...a Mobile Project Office
by: Mathias Jr

This is a well thought-out solution to a mobile project office, it would save one the inconvienience and extra cost of having to set-up camps at every new project site. This would sure be a hit with we Project Managers whenever it hits the market.

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When can I move in?
by: Allison

What an amazing concept! As a small-apartment dweller in a large US city, it seems nicer than my current abode, and would sure make a remote worksite much more liveable. Bravo! A design triumph!

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Highly Innovative and 'Green '
by: Yvonne

Great Design! Very detail orientated, covers all your modern daily necessities. The design is not only functional but eco-friendly and energy efficient, nice initiative. Prime example of how to advocate the sustainable management of resources, and the protection and restoration of the natural environment.

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*****
by: Allie

Looks great!

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COOL
by: Cary Hart

Looks cool, I hope that it someday becomes a reality!

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Outside the box
by: Wolf

Hi, I like that idea. A shed do not have to be stationary (and for gardening tools). Not quite airodynamic, but could be good for housbuilding sites etc.

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Bravo!
by: Jesse

Great concept. I love the versatility. This shed/eco traveler can be used and migrated into almost any outdoor shelter use. The sustainability and innovation of design is appealing and takes the idea of shed construction to a new level.


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Innovative thinking
by: Pete

Looks very interesting. I like the idea about the hidden solar panels and the fact that it is a complete passive design. When will it be on the market?

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A modern eco-friendly option ... :-)
by: Candelori

Excellent concept design on a traditional idea, could also be utilised in mobile commerce/marketing/sales in town centres...

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Great Idea
by: Anonymous

Have you considered one with "corner castings" like the ocean going cargo containers. They get lifted aboard ship and then put on flat beds trailers. They can be mobile military/construction command posts; disaster shelters/ or whatever that can be sent all over the world when and where needed.
Yours would be for the general(lol)

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Very good
by: Rob

Good concept and design. We have a
we'd for a design like this for our devopments. I wojuld leave the chaise lounge out of the ad takes the work atmosphere away. Our company would purchAse one.

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Brilliant Concept
by: Anonymous

Really very nice. Excellent design, fantastic artwork.

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not a shed
by: Anonymous

Wheres the shed in this, this is a mobile home....
nice presentation though

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