Ruhr Residence 2017


I am sitting in the bus from the airport, overhearing the conversation of an old woman and the bus driver. The only word I understand is flytta, over and over. I am sure her new…


October 6th – narvik

The train to Narvik is running on the old Malmbanen tracks. Now and then we to stop to let the ore wagons overtake. 40 or 50 wagons long, it seems as if you experience the…


narvik – nostalgia

Narvik’s harbor is free of ice all winter long. It is notably warmer than in Kiruna thanks to the Gulf Stream. The small city is characterized by the sound of incoming ore trains and the…


Born in a rented room

Does it feel better to move into a home in which your previous tenant had been living for 40 years? Or do you prefer the newly refurbished, ground finish-style white cube? Do you want to…



Traversères Das Zelt ist mindestens 60 Jahre alt – Martin und sein Vater haben mehrere Sommerurlaube darin verbracht. Einen kleinen und idyllischen Campingplatz zu haben war seitdem einer seiner Träume, den er sich hier in…


starting the drone

Last week I made a flyover with a drone at the Phoenix See. Many thanks to Mr. P. Lambertus from Pixelhaus who was the pilot of the drone and Mr. D.Rojahn from the Stadtwerke Dortmund…


1751 m Teufe

Im Saar-Nahe-Bergland zwischen Lebach und Saarwellingen befindet sich der Nordschacht des Bergwerks Saar, welches das letzte aktive Steinkohlebergwerk im Saarland war. Der Nordschacht war mit 1751 m Teufe der tiefste Schacht Europas. Eine Superlative, die…



inspecting regular arrangements