How to bring 46m² of Miniature Rio de Janeiro from Buenos Aires to Hamburg? In this episode, the first part of our new South America section is finally prepared for transport. The entire layout is disassembled, packed into custom crates and finally loaded onto trucks that will take the disassembled model to the port of… Continue reading How to build South America #6
Finally! Our modelling work on Miniature-Rio-de-Janeiro is finished. Well, not really. Because as soon as this first 46 square meters of our new South America section have traveled across the Atlantic from Buenos Aires to Hamburg, we will place all the details. There is still an incredible amount to do. But now the whole model… Continue reading How to build South America #5
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
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?
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
The memory of the first contact with the Martinez family is still alive after two years. A few Wunderlandians visited New York to see a model railway exhibition. There was only one area that really surprised us: a 100 square meter model of South America with real water, Panama and Ipanema. As we were standing… Continue reading Meeting the Martinez Family for the first time
… Herzlich Willkommen, Bienvenido and Bem Vindo on the latest blog of Miniatur Wunderland! On this page we take you with us on what is probably the greatest adventure in Wunderland history: We are building South America! In South America. With South Americans. In about 190.000 working hours on approximately 200 square meters Rio da… Continue reading Welcome …