The Berlin-Bad Wannsee Golf and Country Club
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Temperate - cold winters and mild summers
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- Rain protection
The Berlin-Bad Wannsee Golf and Country Club, founded in 1895, is situated at the south-west of Berlin, and with 1600 members it is one of the largest and most famous golf clubs in Germany. The long-established 27-hole golf course is set idyllically in the mature wooded Brandenburg countryside and features a variety of gently rolling fairways. Roland Specker, known because of the "Wrapped Reichstag", is Chairman and a guarantor for an exclusive membership.
The architect, Karl Ratzek of atelier RATZ and form TL designed the new tent structure on the terrace for the traditional New Year's Reception on February 8th. This design duo has already successfully worked together on the BMW Pavilion for the IAA Frankfort 2003.
The made to measure tent structure, which can be dismantled, increases the space for large club events such as the New Year's Reception or the Summer Party to about 1000 m², regardless of weather conditions. The side walls can be removed separately.
Design, production and assembly: 7 weeks
Size: 3-part tent with altogether 20 axes of 2,4m; 6m x 50m
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Convertible or mobile
Convertible and mobile