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Watertube / Shower


Merge with the natural force of water, complete repose and recreation, isolation.
HansGrohe Watertube, the alternative concept of taking a shower, offers a unique experience for mind and body.
The blast pipe ring embedded in the ground creates a cone-shaped tube of water by which the body is embraced completely within a few seconds without producing any splashing water. The splash is stopped inside of the water wall and drains off in the circular drainage.
The temperature and the operation mode are controlled by feet by means of a touch-sensitive control panel cased in the blast pipe ring.
Welcome to a new world of taking a shower.

A completely new showering experience! Water forms the room – what a great idea. The concept includes a lot of interesting detail: with special mention for the mode of operation and the drain. This is water seen from an emotional point of view.
Hansgrohe Prize 2013: Efficient Water Design

Hochschule Pforzheim

Hochschule Pforzheim
Pforzheim, Germany


Michael Spiel

Michael Spiel
Hohenthann, Germany

Spiel Michael Niko Mergenthaler