The Day - Calling- Hygrometer
The Day-Calling-Hygrometer helps determining
how to spend the day.
In its construction it is similar to the traditional alpine
"Wetterhäuschen", weather houses, usually displaying
the figure of a man with an umbrella and a woman in a summer
skirt. The two figures move back and forth in the model house,
depending on the weather conditions.
Here, these characters are replaced by the "Ausflügler"
- the day tripper. He is wearing his rucksack in fine weather,
ready to take a stroll. On a rainy day, he is shown writing
into one of the large books he has, where he keeps record
of his adventurous day trips. The day tripper feels a vocation
to stroll through the landscape and document these trips in
books. His hygrometer helps him decide which side of his calling