rennpappe 09: cardboard sled races
 
rennpappe 09: cardboard sled races rennpappe 09: cardboard sled races
mar 21, 2009

rennpappe 09: cardboard sled races

students racing with their cardboard sleds all images courtesy the university of bolzano

rennpappe 09, the 2nd edition of the international workshop/competition of the faculty of design and art of the university of bolzano, was held at the beginning of march.

during the three days of the workshop, 52 students of 10 international design schools had the task of creating a sports vehicle, only using cardboard found in the streets of the city centre, glue and cutters. the ‘rennpappen’ (racing cardboards), designed and made at the university in just one and a half days, were thoroughly tested in an exciting race held on the snow of the obereggen-latemar ski area, italy.

the ten design schools who participated included: bauhaus university germany, ECAL switzerland, university of applied sciences northwestern switzerland school of art and design, moholy-nagy university of art and design hungary, college of design karlsruhe germany, tongji university china, the university of palermo faculty of architecture italy, ZHdK switzerland and the university of bolzano faculty of arts and design italy.

the next edition of rennpappe will be held in  2011.

collecting cardboard in the city

construction

trying out for size

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