Contruction Update #5: Rio is being shipped

In the 5th construction update of our Rio section there is no longer much talk of a construction site. Because Rio is finished 🙂 At least the part that we built together with the Martínez family in Argentina. So the last weeks were all about dismantling, packing up and saying goodbye. On Monday, November 2,… Continue reading Contruction Update #5: Rio is being shipped

Video Special: News from South America. Is everything ready for shipment?

For more than three years now we have been planning and building our great new South America section together with the Martínez family. The Rio section marked the beginning of an experiment in intercontinental cooperation. And although the pandemic hasn’t necessarily made it easier for us to work together, we couldn’t be happier that we… Continue reading Video Special: News from South America. Is everything ready for shipment?

The Vision of Patagonia

At the beginning of each new construction phase, model-making head Gerhard Dauscher disappears for a few days or even weeks in order to be able to fully concentrate on planning the new section. This cherished ritual could also be observed during the initial planning phase of the new Patagonia section. The result is an impressive… Continue reading The Vision of Patagonia

How to Build South America #4

The last episode of our documentary “How to build South America” has been a while ago now. Because such a cooperation across continents and oceans becomes increasingly complicated when a global pandemic breaks out 🙂 But despite one of the world’s strictest and longest lockdowns in Argentina, we were able to continue building together across… Continue reading How to Build South America #4

How to Build South America #3

In today’s episode, South American murals and graffiti are painted with the finest sensitivity, handmade in miniature, on the walls of our South America section. Have a look at it in the 3. episode of our docu series “How to build South America”: 

Construction Update #4: Rio is growing and growing

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The Rio section is filled more and more with living space. From luxury hotels to favelas over churches and of course also train stations everything that exists in real life will also be found and gazed at in wonderement in miniature. We already showed you the Belmond Copacabana Palace in the second update. Now it… Continue reading Construction Update #4: Rio is growing and growing

Travelogue #4 – A Trip to the End of the World with Jens

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I had been looking forward to this for a while. In November 2019 and after a long time of preparations it is finally time. The trip to the end of the world is a life’s dream I’ve had for a long time and that is going to come true now. The best part: it is… Continue reading Travelogue #4 – A Trip to the End of the World with Jens

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How to build South America #2

Germans and South Americans build South America in South America so that South Americans later recognize South America as South America in Germany and not as South America that was built by Germans in Germany and does not look like South America to South Americans. But look for yourself: How to build South America Episode… Continue reading How to build South America #2

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