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This New Toilet Concept Proposes a Sculptural Form That Reuses Water

 - Feb 5, 2015
When you first observe this ribbon urinal, you may not comprehend what it is. So completely divergent from your standard plumbing fixture, this is a continuous bank of sinks and drains that can accommodate several users at once.

It almost looks as though pegs were driven into the wall and a lengthy stretch of fabric has been draped over them, creating undulations that behave like perfect basins. The shallow upper dips serve as sinks; meanwhile the lower and deeper ones are there for the user to relieve himself.

Now take a look at the liquid flowing between the slumps in this mounted urinal ribbon. The Huaqiao University designers brilliantly propose a grey water reusing system that goes from hand-washing to toilet-flushing. No wonder it received an Honorable Mention in the 2014 Red Dot Design Awards.