The Walking House Is A Very Bizarre Concept


Sometimes you have cognitive dissonance after you purchased a home.  “Damnit, I wished I moved to the other side of town instead.”  The Walking House by N55 laughs at problems like those.  The Walking House is a dwelling that moves slowly around landscape with minimal damage to the environment.  In the photo above, you will notice a man enjoying the view from the living room of The Walking House.

The Walking House uses a system to collect rain water and to collect solar heat to produce hot water.  The Walking House has a composting toilet system that allows sewage produced by the tenants to be disposed of.  To cook food, the Walking House has a wood burning stove.

If you get too lonely living in a Walking House, there is also a Walking Villages concept where several Walking Houses are connected.  Below are additional specifications about The Walking House:
– Height: 3.5 meters
– Width: 3.5 meters
– Max speed: 60 meters per hour
– Plating and framework wood and plywood
– 12 linear actuators
– Solar panels
– Micro windmills
– Polycarbonate plates
– Interior equipment

Check out the photo gallery below to see what the Walking Village would look like and see other rooms in The Walking House.

[via Dvice/N55]

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at

The Walking House Is A Very Bizarre Concept Comments

  1. SpaceLover says:

    Nice idea but live in it full time? Hmmmmmmmmmm I don’t think so unless your part sardine.

  2. Taylor says:

    The hexagonal, almost hut-like design seems like an ingenious and cost effective way for temporary housing for refugees, or a sleeping area for the homeless.

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