This Svelte, Expandable Camper Packs All the Perks of a Tiny Home

Dutch company Haaks just rolled out its most compact camper to date—but the slight footprint doesn’t skimp.

The all-wood Opperland is the newest all-season structure on offer from Dutch company Haaks. The company started by challenging what the outdoor experience can be—and it later transitioned to tiny homes. In less than 100 square feet, their smallest design embodies both the spirit of the outdoors and the functionality of a compact home.

At a time when many are itching to get away, the fully off-grid Opperland camper is an enticing proposition. It’s the latest in a line of sustainably built structures from Dutch company Haaks—and in under 100 square feet, it seriously upgrades the outdoor experience.

“We felt that camping could be made different,” says Jules Luijpen, who cofounded Haaks in 2017 with partner Pim Gijsbers. They’d both trialed and exhausted a wide range of car camping options—a caravan, a folding trailer, a tent—and were in search of something more refined. “A camper should feel like nature—not like a plastic box.”

The all-wood Opperland is the newest all-season structure on offer from Dutch company Haaks. The company started by challenging what the outdoor experience can be—and it later transitioned to tiny homes. In less than 100 square feet, their smallest design embodies both the spirit of the outdoors and the functionality of a compact home.

The all-wood Opperland is the newest all-season structure on offer from Dutch company Haaks. The company started by challenging what the outdoor experience can be—and it later transitioned to tiny homes. In less than 100 square feet, their smallest design embodies both the spirit of the outdoors and the functionality of a compact home. 

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The interiors open up via a hatch at the back. Inside, you’ll find precision-milled Accoya wood built-ins, a kitchenette with a stove, a mini-fridge, a bathroom, and a shower. Double-glazed windows allow for ample light while providing insulation. The upstairs bedroom expands by lifting the handles at the rear.

The interiors open up via a hatch at the back. Inside, you’ll find precision-milled Accoya wood built-ins, a kitchenette with a stove, a mini-fridge, a bathroom, and a shower. Double-glazed windows allow for ample light while providing insulation. The upstairs bedroom expands by lifting the handles at the rear.

Courtesy of Haaks

Accoya shiplap siding lines the exterior, and one-and-a-half-inch-thick insulation staves off severe weather.

Accoya shiplap siding lines the exterior, and one-and-a-half-inch-thick insulation staves off severe weather.

Courtesy of Haaks

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