Prior to the incredible restoration, this 1959 Chevrolet Vikingshort bus was a rusted out shell that would give you tetnus just by looking at it. After Winkelman Architects got their hands on it however it transformed into something quite different – an extraordinary short bus designed for adventure.

Photo credit: Trent Bell

“The floor is salvaged heart pine to maximize durability, installed using the original surface of the resawn boards exposed to look like it has been there for half a century”

With an abundnace of custom woodwork, beautiful new upholstry, and modern finishes including electricity, toilet, sink, and complete plumbing, this unique bus infuses 1960’s hippy-chic and Moroccan style for a totally unique and retro vibe. The new owners now have a cottage on wheels that can take their family on all sorts of outings into the wild.