Recently unveiled by Australian design collective Sibling, Walking Shelter is a sort of tent designed to be stowed away in netted compartments on the backs of your shoes.

If there's a weakness to this otherwise inspired concept, it may be that it relies on the human body for structural support. So though you can make a vaguely tent-like shape by sitting bolt upright …

Shelter deployed! (Photo: Sibling)

… it may be that, if you're hoping to get some actual sleep, you'd be better off with a good old fashioned tarp.

However, Sibling describes this as a one-off prototype, developed for an auction to raise money for small Australian charity Little Seeds Big Trees which provides art therapy for children. We can't argue with that.

Source: Sibling, via Treehugger