The modular dwelling system “Walking House” is capable of moving in speeds of up to 60 meters per hour and it enables persons to “live a peaceful nomadic life, moving slowly through the landscape or cityscape with minimal impact on the environment.”
Here’s a video clip showing the Walking House in action:
It collects energy from its surroundings using solar cells and small windmills. There is a system for collecting rain water and a system for solar heated hot water. A small greenhouse unit can be added to the basic living module, to provide a substantial part of the food needed by the Inhabitants. A composting toilet system allows sewage produced by the inhabitants to be disposed of. A small wood burning stove could be added to provide CO2 neutral heating.
Technical specifications (basic module)
- Height: 3.5 meters
- Width: 3.5 meters
- Length: 3.72 meters
- Weight: 1200 kg
- Max speed: 60 meters/hour
Head over to the n55.dk website for more info about the Walking House.