De Markies – A Timeless Mobile Home Design
This unusual caravan dubbed as “Markies Camper” is the work of Dutch architect Eduardo Bohtlingk, who made it as part of “Temporary Living” competition in 1985. The architect decided to redesign the trailer so that it increased its surface area more than doubled, yet still allowed easy transportation. The result was a timeless design which still is being appreciated by designers.
In the central part of the house there is a kitchen, storage room and dining room. In one of the side parts lies a bedroom and living room. Interestingly, this project was already realized in 1985. However, after 11 years De Markies managed to scoop first Public Rotterdam Design Prize.
Despite the passage of years, owning a home on wheels in such a form is probably the dream of many of us.