PlanninG – Bunker oR Bikini

The degree of separation of an interior from the exterior determines the complexity of a construction. In short: the smaller the separation, the easier the construction. The bunker offers the maximum degree of separation, the swimsuit the minimum. We started planning from the swimsuit. And then the question is: What else do you need to spend a summer weekend comfortably at a lake?

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Building – learning from Sushi

Remember: the Earth's resources are finite, very few have a large workshop and unlimited knowledge of craftsmanship. If you are not 100% sure to build a cathedral that will last even if many have already fallen away from their faith, then build according to the sushi principle: Take a few but good ingredients, layer them on top of each other, with each layer taking on a function, and let everyone participate in how the composition is built. If the result makes sense, someone will know how to improve it. If the result does not meet the requirements, then it is good if someone else at least knows what to do with the individual parts. Resilient materials when put together and in use and recyclable, when not longer needed, is what we are looking for.

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FloaTInG – Offshore perspectives

How far can we get if we do as little as possible? All we need is a commuter rail ticket to go to the place, where we left Rahmen last time on our journey. As floating was for long time a common modus operandi on Europe's rivers, canals and lakes, we can make use of a network with enormous reach.

Solar Boat – fully off-Grid

The perfect day on Rahmen never ends: A day in June with a maximum of hours with sunlight provides enough energy to keep Rahmen going and to keep its battery fully charged. At night time Rahmen still could keep going taking the energy from the battery with enough energy reserves running electronic equipments like notebooks and the fridge. At the next day Rahmen continuous to keep going and recharging the battery to 100%. Under normal June conditions Rahmen turns into a rather slow vehicle with unlimited reach...