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niveau / A textile bathtub


This textile-covered bath is adaptable in many ways.
Two hydraulic elevators, connected to regular water pipes, sit under the flexible surface. By bringing them to different levels one can create a great variety of shapes, such as a footbath with a side-bench, a shallow child bath, a sitting bath or a dry bench.
After bathing the occupant can let himself be lifted out, while the water is pushed over the edges into a gutter around the tub. Because of this NIVEAU is also very suitable for elderly or disabled people. Furthermore the cleaning of the textile tub is as easy as removing the cover from its Velcro attachment and washing it at 40°C.


Bauhaus Universität Weimar

Bauhaus Universität Weimar
Weimar, Germany


Bauhaus Universität Weimar

Bauhaus Universität Weimar
Papenburg, Germany

Katharina Merl