Aquakit has been designed to help numbers of villagers in Turkey that still live without water plumbing systems. These people still have to manually carry water from nearby fountains (or not so near) back and forth several times in a day. Aquakit offers an affordable and durable system that improves the life standards of these people by addressing their needs of carrying, storing and using water. The system components are stackable containers, tap attachments, stands that elevate the containers to a proper height, a cart that enables a villager to carry up to six containers at a time, and funnel and hose adaptors that help villagers to easily refill the containers.
This product system offers a significant improvement in life standards of the villagers, yet it is cost effective and sustainable. All the material selections are made considering product lifespan and material – manufacturing costs. The system perfectly solves the problems of the villagers regarding; carrying, using and storing water. The final design consists Water Containers, Carrying Cart, Taps, Stands, Funnel and Filling Attachment. Each family will get a kit, consisting 6 white and 3 yellow containers, 3 stands, 1 carrying cart, 1 funnel and 3 taps.
Designer : Ahmet Burak Aktas