An Extendable Campervan By Eduard Böhtlingk

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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

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