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hang & glide – Pflege mit Profil / Flexible bathroom interior concept

hang & glide – Pflege mit Profil
hang & glide – Pflege mit Profil

Lebens(t)räume 2005

Lebens(t)räume 2005

1st prize - 1.500 Euro

“hang & glide” is a flexible interior concept for core bathroom elements, which are placed along a horizontal rail-type profile for greater mobility. The elements are as follows: A universal seat that co-functions as a raised seat over the toilet. A temporary, collapsible, slatted shower cubicle. A washbasin with movable tap and drain. And an inflatable hip bath. Together, these elements create an open system that can be adapted to fit individual needs. This design addresses all target groups (young and old, short and tall, handicapped and non-handicapped) and also allows someone recovering from a medical illness the option of removing or modifying specific functions.

University

Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin

Kunsthochschlue Berlin-Weißensee
Berlin, Germany

Prof. H. Staubach

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Marco Steiner, Markus Schäling

Marco Steiner, Markus Schäling
Berlin, Germany