What if your house could simply walk away from natural disasters? This house can. Designed by an art collective in Denmark, the 10 foot high house is solar and wind-powered and can walk across a variety of terrain. It is equipped with a living room, bed, toilet, kitchen, and wood stove, and is controlled by an internal mainframe computer.
The house, which is built on six hydraulic legs, is supposedly a way for people living in flood-prone areas to escape high waters unscathed.
Eventually, the house’s designers anticipate the £30,000 price tag going down enough for low-income families to afford it.
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