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So, I found these stacked mobile houses....that look SOO adorable.

My question is, is this even possible to do? From road regulations and how vertical it is (not much stability)....it seems like it is more an art piece than an actual option for nomadic housing?



 
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Unless that picture has been adulterated I would say you have your answer. Looks very possible. Might suffer some aesthetic damage after a few hours being towed at 55 mph.
 
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Unstable and dangerous at speed for sure but maybe possible. Those rear steel wheels would be detachable then the front two wheels seem to go into a fifth wheel type hitch. I also see two front jack feet for supporting it just like a fifth wheel trailer. I think it is an art piece myself.
 
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Awww, yeah, I do think it is very adoreable as well!
 
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I doubt for road use, but it looks good anyway
 
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I've been thinking about it more, and I guess there are a few ways you could evolve the design.

David Baillie is right, it looks like it is meant to go on a hitch (so the bulk of it is built onto a trailer, and then they added a front cabin with a smaller engine for smaller movement on its own. There are videos of it driving around a bit).


Then when parked, I guess you could do some type of stabilization (tie it down).

Perhaps a better idea would be to have the wheels on a hydraulic system that you could lower it fully onto the ground?

 
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Cute indeed, but I believe it to be a prop.  The sheer height alone would never pass any legal inspection, at least here in the states.  But its way cool.
 
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From the look of that, it might have been designed like some trailers I've seen where the top part can be lowered down (the top walls slide down outside the bottom walls)

If that's the case then it would be much more stable when towing and also wouldn't have the height issues with bridges, power lines, etc.
 
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For what it's worth, I found the wikipedia page for this:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Neverwas_Haul

I was right, it's designed to collapse down for towing.  It was built in California for Burning Man, so they had to haul it from Berkeley Ca, to the middle of nowhere in Nevada.  
Once they got it to burning man, and set it up, it is self propelled with a max speed of 5 mph.
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