In fact, some fall in love with the great outdoors so much that sometimes such a retreat is later extended into a lifestyle. Such is the case for filmmaker Zach Both, who converted an empty cargo van into a one-of-a-kind camping van/work studio.
If you've got a lot of windows or glass doors, especially west facing ones, check out these DIY sliding barn door sun shades. These doors will keep your home cooler while providing both interesting exterior aesthetics and interior light filtering.
Modpools have transformed shipping containers into modern swimming pools with a window. Each pool can be set up in minutes, be made into a hot tub and can be controlled via your smartphone, where you can change the temperature, jets and light.