A redesign of the men’s urinal by Latvian designer, Kaspars Jursons aims to save water while encouraging good hygiene. With a tap and sink directly on top of the urinal, it uses the same water that then runs to flush - so water isn’t used twice; once to flush and then to wash hands in a separate sink.
Named Tandem, it is being manufactured on a small production line. For about $590 per unit, there are already buyers in Norway, Germany, Russia, Poland and Latvia, where it is reportedly saving thousands of litres of water.
Sensor-activated, the tap intends to act as an “in-your-face reminder” for users to wash their hands.