22 Aug '16, 8am

Tiny artist cabins give the California desert a sci-fi-esque appeal

Tiny artist cabins give the California desert a sci-fi-esque appeal

A series of tiny pods have descended on the high desert outside Joshua Tree National Park , making the bizarrely beautiful landscape look almost like an alien world. The micro-cabins are the brainchild of artist Andrea Zittel , who installed ten of these A-Z Wagon Stations as part of the Wagon Station Encampment, an experimental temporary residence for artists and creatives. Scattered among giant dusty boulders, the metallic pods were designed with a “sci-fi pioneer aesthetic” inspired by the NASA Mars base tests in the Mojave desert and the covered horse-drawn wagons of the old Wild West.

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