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Aquapod – a personal care domestic system

This system, based in a plastic cylinder inside a square area, allows in a minimum space, 1.20 by 1.20 m, height 2.40 to perform in total ergonomic protection, all functions related to personal care. While the user will stay in the cylinder, totally plain and without dangerous edges or straight corners and volumes, in the corners left between the cylinder and the square volume, all fixtures will be integrated by different groups and will pop out as needed.

The four corners are for the following functions:
1-Toilet , urinal and service container
2-wash basin , bidet and container
3-foldable seat an container
4-Closet for shower support
5-Shower system integrated in cylinder
6-Electric water heater in tank in upper part

All utilities will be included with features such as non toilet paper washing and drying system, air jets for drying, vapor and sauna effects. Possibility to integrate a recycling water and biowastes system for irrigating domestic hydroponics systems This system will substitute conventional bathrooms, allowing personal units in a total safe and ergonomic space.

The benefits are:
-single stack sanitary system, one connection
-one sq mt for complete bathroom compared to conventional of minimum 3 sq mt
-simplification of activities
-water and biological wastes recycling possibility
-no paper, saving trees and being more healthy
-only curved surfaces for total safety
-closet and storage space
-soap and shampoo dispensers
-totally self sufficient system

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  • ABOUT THE ENTRANT

  • Name:
    Giorgio Gaviraghi
  • Type of entry:
    individual
  • Profession:
    Engineer/Designer
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    optimize technological advances for the benefit of the population
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