Photography about tamera

Tamera is an EcoVillage in Portugal. The project was founded in Germany in 1978. In 1995 it moved to Portugal. As of today 170 people live and work on a property of about 330 acres. Find out more at Tamera.org

A sculpture at one of the lakes in Tamera, Portugal

Give

A sculpture at one of the lakes in Tamera, Portugal

Blueprint meeting at the Ecovillage Tamera, Portugal

From the outside

Blueprint meeting at the Ecovillage Tamera, Portugal

Biogas experts discussing the production of a new biogas storage

The plan I

Biogas experts discussing the production of a new biogas storage.

An then there were stars

An then there were stars

I'm living in Essen, Germany. One of those city full of light pollution.

Planting the seeds of sustainable living

Planting the seeds of sustainable living

Planting the seeds of sustainable living

Solar Cities intern working on an IBC

Fit

Solar Cities intern working on an IBC.

Biogas experts talking about a biogas plant

Discuss I

Biogas experts talking about a biogas plant.

more seeds for growth

more seeds for growth

more seeds for growth

I like tomatoes, growing only for seeds

I like tomatoes

I like tomatoes, growing only for seeds

Working on parts for a biogas plant during the biogas experimentation week in Tamera, Portugal

Team work I

Working on parts for a biogas plant during the biogas experimentation week in Tamera, Portugal

ripe figs on a tree read to be cropped

ripe figs to be cropped

ripe figs to be cropped. They are so delicious.

under the serious moonlight in Tamera, Portugal

under the serious moonlight

under the serious moonlight in Tamera, Portugal

Bee and TH discussing the insulation of a biogas plant

Discuss II

Bee and TH discussing the insulation of a biogas plant.

Fairtrade arabic coffee sign at the hills of Tamera, Portugal

Fairtrade arabic coffee

Fairtrade Arabic coffee found on my why to hill

A professor explaining a biogas plant to the audience

Biogas workshop II

A professor explaining a biogas plant to the audience.

TH Culhane explaining the Puxin biogas plant to biogas training course participants

Biogas workshop I

TH Culhane explaining the Puxin biogas plant to biogas training course participants.

Shredding the straw bale at Tamera, Portugal

Straw bale shredder

Solar C³ITIES intern is Shredding the straw bale at Tamera, Portugal

Sundown at the Ecovillage Tamera, Portugal

Sundown

Sundown at the Ecovillage Tamera, Portugal

loci the cat sleeping on a bank in Tamera, Portugal

loci the cat

this cat needed much of scratching and fondling.

A sunn distiller invented by Jürgen Kleinwächter, shown at Ecovillage Tamera in Portugal

Distill the sun

A sunn distiller invented by Jürgen Kleinwächter, shown at Ecovillage Tamera in Portugal.

A small transporter besides a tree at an ecovillage

Sahara camping

A small transporter besides a tree at an ecovillage

A free wish - falling star during a night in Tamera, Portugal

A free wish

A free wish - falling star during a night in Tamera, Portugal

"Self portrait" during sundown in Tamera, Portugal

Selfportrait

"Self portrait" during sundown in Tamera, Portugal

Besides the football field

Besides the football field

Besides the football field

Optical engineer presenting a reverse optical path measurement.

Reverse optical path measurement

Optical engineer presenting a reverse optical path measurement.

Golf car

Golf car

Golf car

A euro note origami looking like a shirt

A piece of art

A euro note origami looking like a shirt

Different soils and its clay content during the testing process

Testing the clay II

Different soils and its clay content during the testing process.

Composting toilets

Composting toilets

Composting toilets

A view through a window into another world.

Wall cut

A view through a window into another world.

Surplus team during a site visit in Tamera

Team site visit

Surplus team during a site visit in Tamera

Part of the biogas experimentation week cheering for the cam

Happy together

Part of the biogas experimentation week cheering for the cam.

Sundown in Tamera Portugal

In the shadow

Sundown in Tamera Portugal.

A small junk yard in the middle of an ecovillage

Junk Yard

A small junk yard in the middle of an ecovillage

Working on the insulation of a biogas plant

Team work II

Working on the insulation of a biogas plant.

A free wish - falling star during a night in Tamera, Portugal

oh my portugal

Visting Portugal / Tamera ecoVillage in September 2014 on invitation by Solar C³ities e.V. I joined the Blueprint, a group of like minded people…

Sundown in Essen showing RWE Tower, Evonic

Ruhrpott Part Two - the night strikes back

Part two of the Ruhrpott Series. I visited Tiger and Turtle, helped a butterfly, opened the EmptySpace, and yes: I took a lots of sundown photos…

Cuba - Havanna - A street

cuban affairs

Cigars, cars and landscapes. Photos from Cuba, the city of Havana, and Varadero

Shadows on the wall

a Finnish year

On the 25th of May 2016 I moved to Finland with my wife. We live on the countryside near the lovely small town Pälkäne.

BMX - zero gravity - in Berlin

I love Berlin

Berlin, the capital of Germany. I have to say: yes, I do love Berlin.

A black board in front of a vegetarian restaurant in Dublin, Ireland

the blue flame tour

In 2014 I went to Ireland for protest, permaculture and biogas.

Where no one looks at

Ruhrpott Part Four - long kiss goodbye

Part four of the Ruhrpott series. The final chapter. I was already torn away from Essen.

to the north

from Germany to Denmark to Sweden to Finland - by train using a Interrail ticket.

A closer lock at flowers at Stone Barns, New York, USA

the 7 states

In March 2016 Lumia and I travelled 7 US states. We were invited by Solar C³ITIES INC, a non-for-profit organization based in Pennsylvania.