About one-fifth of home water use is due to laundry. If hand-laundering were increased, water and electricity use could be reduced. With its wave-like form, the pond sink was designed to encourage hand washing by eliminating the common barriers, such as a lack of space, the uncomfortable positioning of the body and the inconvenient use of a washboard.

Credits: Yoori Koo and Zhong-Fa Lie of Seoul National University of Science and Technology (South Korea)

Contact: Zhong-Fa Lie: zzhong-fa@hotmail.com