An Extendable Campervan By Eduard Böhtlingk
- Anna Dorothea Ker
Dutch architect Eduard Böhtlingk designed an extendable campervan named “De Markies”, or “The Awning”. In its compact state, the caravan’s main body – which serves as a kitchen, dining and storage space – measures 2m x 4.5m. Once extended, the mobile home opens up to triple in floorspace within seconds, providing sleeping and living areas. Originally created as an entry into a 1985 “Temporary Living” contest, it received the Rotterdam Design Public Prize in 1996.
All images © courtesy of Eduard Böhtlingk