Covering up


Last week began what could be called a cover-up. The team started fitting the panels which are going to hide the necessary and interesting but also not very appealing underpinnings of the whole construction. All the wooden girders, wires and the heater are going to be covered by wooden elements. As said in the last […]

The finishing stretch


The project is quite close to being finished but that doesn’t mean there is not much left to do. The team is moving fast towards the finish line. At this stage of construction many points on the „to do“ list are being tackled at the same time. Last week saw the completion of the speakers […]


have a seat


This week also saw a major component being done. All upholstery for the new seats and boxes was finished. Jan did a great job in making them and the rest of the team was on point fitting them into the bus. Now the interior is a little bit more colorful and cozy. Three different colors […]

Step By Step


This week saw some smaller works and adjustments but they were as important as the big parts. Before the first panels were cut and prepared for the upholstery in the next step, the insulation was fitted between and under the wooden beams of the new construction. A foil serving as a vapour barrier covers the […]

Let there be light


This week’s agenda – small adjustments to the construction, a few bits and bobs needed to be fixed or changed and the biggest goal – new wiring for the electrical installation that will be put in the bus in the weeks to come. Directly behind the driver’s seat a new fusebox was added to the […]

the foundation – part II


The second part of the foundation news is about the back of the bus and shows the amount of work, sweat, time and mainly wood which had been put into the project. The last 1/3 of the bus behind the rear doors needed special attention. Not only because it is a very important part of […]

the foundation – part I


The last one and a half weeks were very busy and productive. The team managed to build everything that is going to be invisible in the end. The whole construction is now inside the bus which means this major step is done! It was a huge undertaking to build the structure. At first the 1,8 […]

a roof over our heads


3rd week of February This week the team overcame the first challenge and the first major part of the new construction is done. In just five days the whole roof has been built and installed. It’s made entirely out of wood. The beams span the width of the bus and will include for example the […]

play and learning bus 2.0


2nd week of February Here we go! After more than two months of planing and cleaning out the new bus the team finally started construction this week. This is the 2nd bus that is going to be converted for a refugee camp. First a beam prototype that was installed earlier had to be removed for the […]