mobile shelter pops out of a pair of sneakers
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jul 30, 2013
mobile shelter pops out of a pair of sneakers


a mobile shelter that pops-out of a pair of sneakers
all images courtesy of sibling

 

 

‘walking shelter’ is a mobile habitat that pops out of a pair of sneakers. conceived by design collective sibling, the sneakers accommodate a fully-functioning tent, stored compactly in integrated, netted pockets within the sides of the shoe. the shelter expands out from the back of the footwear and fits around the human body, forming a billowing capsule that encloses the user in tented material. the adapted habitat relies on the human frame as a supporting structure, an alternative to nomadic or urban living.

 

 


a full view of ‘walking shelter’, while still in sneaker form

 

 


the mobile shelter fits compactly in the back of the sneaker

 

 


pulling the mobile shelter from the back of the shoes

 

 


expanding the tent

 

 


the mobile shelter fits around the individual

 

 


opening the front part of the tent

 

 


the tented material fitted around a wearer

 

 


the walking mobile shelter zips open and closed

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