Submitted by Sofia Veira, Di Trevi Water Fountain is an award-winning project that has won the first place in an innovation design competition held in Portugal. Through this water fountain, these young product designers want to show you how communication and interaction can be done between cities and people who cohabit there.
Sofia, together with her teammate Rosana Sousa, started this project with a series of questions of what are current city artifacts that can be given new paradigms for our contemporary, modern societies. This research also explores formal syntheses of Roman numerals with an ongoing dialogue about reliving the community outdoor space.
Designed by Sofia Veira and Rosana Sousa of Ereserv Urban Solutions, Di Trevi Water Fountain represents common objects that we can find in the cities. It also belongs to urban furniture category, which most often than not, it doesn’t represent current environmental issues, water shortages.
Di Trevi Water Fountain has been designed with two parts and a single button. When the top sink is used, the extra water enters a new lifecycle, going through two different channels to water an integrated flowerpot and an animal drinking fountain. In this way, no wasted water, it transforms back again into a resource to contribute to sustainable cities and futures.
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