Uummanatsiaq, Greenland.

Two sledges that can be towed with dogs or a snowmobile over the sea-ice. The houses are insulated and can be used for sitting, cooking and sleeping. Each sledge-house can accomodate about 6 people.

Material: wood, insulation, perspex windows and traditionally build sledge.

Commissioned by: Uummannaq Polar Institute / Ann Andreassen. Design by Rob Sweere. Production by René Kristensen/Children Home Uummannaq.

Constructed on location by René Kristensen, Rob Sweere & the workers and children of the children home. august 2009.

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5 Replies to “Sledge-Project”

  1. Lisa Goldapple

    Hi Rob,

    I’d love an update on this project. Does it still exist and what are your next plans? We featured you on Atlas of the Future a few years ago as one of our very first projects.


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