The filter offers an affordable solution by combining vernacular materials and practices, natural and physical phenomena and contemporary production processes. 

The installation of intricately shaped filtration modules purifies water of contaminants as small as bacteria, leaving behind desired constituents such as minerals. It’s made of clay mixed with organic material and fired in a way which increases its porosity.

Filter in the water and filtration.

Our aim is to develop a modular system constructed from 2-3 similar geometric elements that together build a larger prototype that works as one, depending on the scale of the site, or volume of water to be treated.

... But how does the product really look like?