Changing one’s place of residence is an endeavor that is as old as humanity, for reasons of season, or, more recently, to better occupy leisure time. What more contemporary thought could there be than to seek nothing so much as to move, to grow perhaps, but always to move.
The new Taschen book, Nomadic Homes, written and edited by Philip Jodidio, contains some of the most remarkable examples of homes on the move. Starting with totally revamped motor homes, campers and tents, extravagant marine dwellings, and going on to spectacular moveable vacation houses. At the other end of the spectrum, we find refugee housing for those forced into a life on the move.
“A good traveler,” said the ancient Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu “has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.” As this book ably shows, it is the journey that counts.
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