Duna Room Concept

Concept Cars 8 Sep 2011
Duna Room Concept

The Duna Room is a project of a desert vehicle created by designer Paolo Martin. Among the features is a multifunctional roof with integrated solar cells.


Duna Room ConceptThe Duna Room project was originally commissioned to designer Paolo Martin by a private customer from Middle East, who eventually decided not to finalize it into a production reality.

This desert vehicle is based on the chassis of the Mercedes-Benz Unimog and has relatively compact dimensions that allow it to overcome difficult terrain and to travel on narrow trails.

The main feature of the vehicle is a fan-shaped system of solar panels integrated in the roof, that can form a surface of up to 30 square meters providing between 2 and 3 kW.

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Duna Room ConceptThe same system can be used as a base structure for a large base camp, with a living area defined by vertical fabric panels.

The roof has its own GPS system so it can be easily localized from the vehicle.

About Paolo Martin

Since 1960 Italian designer Paolo Martin has worked Studio Tecnico Michelotti, Bertone, Pininfarina and De Tomaso Group.

Among his creations is the legendary Ferrari Modulo.

For more information visit Paolo Martin’s website.

(Image Courtesy: Paolo Martin; information: Virtual Car)

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  1. Abhishek Jaiswal
    10/9/2011

    gud going martin….

    (via Facebook)

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