17 Jul '17, 12pm

This off-grid school bus home has an incredible raised roof

After deciding to leave their Chicago home behind and take the leap into nomadic living, the couple purchased an old school bus for $4,000. They gutted the entire structure and began to do the bus renovations themselves using as many repurposed materials as possible. A year and a half later, the couple raised the bus’s roof by 24 inches to add height to the living space. The extra space does wonders for the living area, which is illuminated with an abundance of natural light thanks to the porthole skylights on the raised ceiling.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/this-off-grid-school-bus-home-has-an...

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