Diane Pham

An Eco-Shower Equipped with Water Filtering Plants

by , 08/06/10

waste water, gray water systems, eco-friendly showers, eco showers, water conservation, green showers, plant showers, green products, eco shower, Jun Yasamoto, Alban Le Henry, Olivier Pigasse, Vincent Vandenbrouck

Simulate living life in the wilds of nature by taking a shower in the Phyto-Purification Bathroom. Using a natural filtering principal, this mix of modern design and nature is a mini eco-system able to recycle and regenerate gray water. A hydraulic system channels wastewater it through a collection of plants, starting the phyto-purification process. Each part of the plant plays a crucial role in cleaning the water — the sand where the reeds are planted provides the initial rough cleaning, and as the water passes through the roots, heavy metals and bacteria are removed. An ingenious concept, this living shower not only aids in water conservation, but also produces additional oxygen. The Phyto-Purification Bathroom is a concept developed by designers Jun Yasamoto, Alban Le Henry, Olivier Pigasse and Vincent Vandenbrouck.

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