24 Mar '14, 4pm

Mirror mirror on the wall, which is the eco-friendliest of them washbasins for yök Casa + Cultura?

I would like to share with you our reasoning behind choosing the sinks for our bathrooms at yök Casa + Cultura . The ninth point of our manifesto explains our criteria quite well: 9. Apply good design (useful, beautiful, fun, detailed, eco-friendly, functional, affordable, long-lasting, honest, local) to everything: interiors, business model, service, activities, and shop. Good design is what we strive for and we are also on a limited budget. So what we thought was the most eco-friendly solution at first, was to go for as less material as possible. After all, the most eco-friendly material is the one we don’t use! For that reason, a few years ago when designing the R3project , I came across the Kalahari sink , designed by Ramon Benedito for Roca: A sink made from one single piece of ceramic. The fact that it is a shelf and a sink in one piece minimises the material used dr...

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