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ZEN ARTIST VAN

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VAN SPECS:

Brand new van and build-out

2023 Sprinter Cargo Van

$213,000

Fully Loaded Off-Grid Campervan

WHEELBASE:

ROOF HEIGHT:

DRIVE:

COLOR:

144WB

HIGH

4x4

BLUE GRAY

This art collaboration piece aims to make the interior of the van feel like an open and calm zen meditation space while maximizing the van with features and amenities. Go adventure and off-roading in all climates with the AWD, and step back into the living space to your temple. 

2023 MERCEDES-BENZ

SPRINTER CONVERSION

MOVIE MODE

With a hidden magnetic mount, attach your projector to the ceiling. The display is on the divider curtain across the bed. Watch a movie with the bed in couch mode and accent RGB lighting.

STARLINK SATELLITE 
INTERNET
(option to add)

Newly released high-speed satellite internet system with a comprehensive coverage.

PICO SYSTEM

This is a monitoring and control system that allows you to view temperature, fresh and grey water levels, pitch and roll of the van when you are parked.

Stand up shower with beautiful, off-white, fluted tiles. Also includes, the Nautilus self-drying sliding door, Nebia water saving shower head, and custom shower pan with waterproof wood mat.

ADDITIONAL GUEST BED
(option to add)

Passenger and driver seat turn in to a guest bed with insulated window coverings for the cockpit.

AWNING

10kWh POWER STATION

All in one solution that can support your AC Unit, vitamix, hair dryer and any other needs. With 10kWh you can have a peace of mind that you won't run out of power. 

Fiamma 45  awning with support brackets and dual shock absorbers for inclement weather.

REARVIEW CAMERA MIRROR

Wide screen HD rear view mirror helps with blind spots. It uses a night capable waterproof rear camera. Package also includes a front dash camera and can help lower insurance cost.

INDOOR SHOWER

FEATURED

HIGHLIGHTS

A/C UNIT

Dometic RTX 2000 AC Unit that runs off the power station. No shore power needed.

SOLAR PANELS

400W of solar panels that cover the roof.

WEBOOST INTERNET

Weboost signal amplifying antenna that boosts internet coverage. This is a great backup for Starlink so you're fully covered throughout. 

DUAL SWIVEL SEAT + DINETTE

Passenger and Driver Swivel seat with a Lagun Table for a quick makeshift dining / working area.

ELECTRIC RUNNING BOARD

Automatic fold-down and light-up running board. This preserves the clearance of the Sprinter. 

MICROWAVE

Small retro vintage white microwave that fits in the upper cabinet.

SECURITY CAMERA

360° security camera system with night vision and recording capabilities. You can see a live feed from bed.

BKC SWING OUT PANELS

2 custom built swing out panels on gas struts with insulation and framing. Remote controlled unlocking screens.

FEATURES

STANDARD

included in all builds

STUDS, WALLS, FLOOR & CEILING

Wall studs to even out angles of the van for minimalistic clean lines from front to end. Trim work to cover odd corners to make the van feel like a home. Birch Walls. Wood slatted ceiling. Smart Core laminate floor. Clients can customize all finishes.

INSULATION

4 seasons insulation on walls, ceiling and floor. Sound deadening pads. Rock wool (R15) for walls and ceiling. Flooring: ¼” XPS for corrugations, 1” XPS, then subfloor.

BED PLATFORM

Platform accommodates a full size 6 inch memory foam mattress. Bed can also turn into a couch for movie night.

WATER SYSTEM

Water pump, 40-gallon water tank and 10-gallon grey tank with grey water release valve that operates with a push of a button. Water intake also includes a water filter.

HOT WATER HEATER

2.5-gallon electric water heater with plumbing for sink and shower.

FRIDGE, SINK & KITCHEN CABINETS

Dometic 80-liter fridge with freezer, 2 burner induction cooktop, 15x15” sink with butcher block sink cover. 3 drawer cabinet and under sink storage.

UPPER CABINETS

Upper cabinets with gas struts for easy opening.

TOILET

We've tried and tested just about every toilet you could use in a van and have found the Laveo Dry Flush to be one of the best. It's minimal cleaning and smell - no stress, no mess!

UPHOLSTERY

Removable and washable upholstery for bed bumpouts and benches.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Power station that allows for battery to battery charge while driving, solar charging, and shore power charging. All in one solution provides peace of mind, easy repair / replacement, and long term reliability. 

HEATER

Webasto space heater run on car’s fuel, installed by certified Webasto installers.

INTERIOR LIGHTING, FAN & OUTLETS

Ceiling puck lights and soft LED reading light below the upper cabinets. RGB LED strip accent lighting along the bumpouts and toe kicks. All lights are dimmable. One MaxxAir fan. 3 household 110v outlets (located in kitchen, garage and by sliding door). Double USB power outlet in the upper cabinet.

PRIVACY CURTAIN

Curtain to divide the living area with the front of the vehicle and acts as insulation. The curtain is black on the outside and white on the inside and can double as a projector screen.

AWD SPRINTER 144WB DIESEL 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE VAN SPECS

PREMIUM PLUS PACKAGE INCLUDING:

  • Comfort Package

  • Driver Convenience Package

  • Premium Plus Package 

  • C02 in combination with C03 

  • All Wheel Drive Package

  • Comfort Plus Package

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MEET THE ARTIST

Artist: Wei Jia

Art & design: Xuan paper is a semi-translucent rice paper that is traditionally used for Chinese calligraphy and landscape paintings. Thin and delicate as xuan paper is, its strength can sometimes distort a whole wooden frame. Wei Jia, fascinated by the paper’s versatility and texture, has been primarily using it in his art the past 30 years, which has shown in over 17 solo exhibitions in the United States. 

In this campervan design, Wei Jia lets the texture speak for itself - its fibers reconnecting the van with nature. The subtle off-white rice paper walls in the van provide a calming zen feel that goes well with light wood tones of the countertop, ceiling and flooring. The backlit Shoji upper cabinet door faces provide beautiful diffused accent lighting, like peaking at a traditional home.

As a daily practice for over 15 years, Wei Jia practices calligraphy daily for over 3 hours a day as a meditative practice. One of his favorite poems to practice calligraphy on is the “Peach Blossom Spring” - a story about an off-the-beaten-path ethereal utopia stumbled through spontaneous serendipity. The poem will be written on a small panel on the Passenger Sliding Door, and he hopes that one day when the door is opened, you too will discover the Peach Blossom Spring. 

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