Chevy Viking Short Bus Restoration

The ideal outcome for a junk-heap find

Chevy Viking Short Bus Restoration

The renovated bus features couches that seat 12, plus a toilet and sink. Photo: Will Winkelman

When Portland, Maine-based Winkleman Architecture first came across this 1959 Chevrolet Viking bus, it was a rusted junk heap. But with a little TLC and some clever design features, the company turned the old relic into a gorgeous camper we’d gladly use to travel the country.

  Photo: Will Winkelman

All the furniture and cabinetry are handmade. We particularly love the Moroccan-inspired couches that run the length of the bus and seat 12 for raucous dinner parties. (They also sleep two people once everyone leaves.) There’s plenty of storage underneath the couches, and the bus also includes a toilet and sink. Alas, no kitchen. 

Not for Sale,


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