Eliodomestico is a solar household still for the developing countries

client: prototype financed by Fondation d'entreprise Hermès
design: Gabriele Diamanti
years of development: 2005 --> 2012

awards:
--> finalist at Prix Emile Hermès competition 2011
--> special mention at Well-Tech Award 2012
--> pro winner of the Core77 Design Awards 2012, social impact category

exhibits:
--> H2O - new scenarios for survival | touring exhibition | 2006-2012;
--> Prix Emile Hermès | Musée des Arts Decoratifs, 111 rue de Rivoli, Paris | 18 October 2011;
--> Dreams of a Faucet - Design with the soul of water | Roca Barcelona Gallery, 211 Carrer de Joan Güell, Barcelona | 11 February - 13 May 2012
--> Well-Tech Award | Palazzo Isimbardi, 35 c.so Monforte, Milano | 17 - 22 April 2012

MANY THANKS to: prof. Francesco Trabucco (Politecnico Milano); Re.Te. group (Sermig Torino); Sergio Ricceri (extraordinary potter!); UNOPS Ideass program of the United Nations; Hydrologic Purification Systems; Jürgen D.Henning; P.A.T.I. Thermoplastic films

Eliodomestico is a simple yet really innovative device.
If you want to discover more about how it works, click :: here ::

I would really appreciate if you would like to help me in the development of this open source project!






http://www.gabrielediamanti.com/files/gimgs/7_gabriele-diamantieliodomesticoprix-hemile-hermes-2011assembling-7.jpg
eliodomestico
is a solar household still
http://www.gabrielediamanti.com/files/gimgs/7_gabriele-diamanti-eliodomestico-prix-hemile-hermes-2011-working-1.jpg
first step:
pouring the salty water
http://www.gabrielediamanti.com/files/gimgs/7_gabriele-diamanti-eliodomestico-prix-hemile-hermes-2011-working-2.jpg
the sun makes the work
all day long till the evening
http://www.gabrielediamanti.com/files/gimgs/7_gabriele-diamanti-eliodomestico-prix-hemile-hermes-2011-working-3.jpg
second step:
extracting the freshwater
http://www.gabrielediamanti.com/files/gimgs/7_gabriele-diamanti-eliodomestico-prix-hemile-hermes-2011-working-4.jpg
that's it!
5 liters/day/sqm of surface
http://www.gabrielediamanti.com/files/gimgs/7_gabriele-diamanti-eliodomestico-prix-hemile-hermes-2011-working-5.jpg
special design of the bowl:
easy carry it over the head
http://www.gabrielediamanti.com/files/gimgs/7_gabriele-diamantieliodomesticoprix-hemile-hermes-2011details-3.jpg
details:
black metal boiler
http://www.gabrielediamanti.com/files/gimgs/7_gabriele-diamantieliodomesticoprix-hemile-hermes-2011details-4.jpg
details:
terracotta structure
http://www.gabrielediamanti.com/files/gimgs/7_gabriele-diamantieliodomesticoprix-hemile-hermes-2011details-2.jpg
details: holes for the circulation
of the air in the condenser area
http://www.gabrielediamanti.com/files/gimgs/7_gabriele-diamantieliodomesticoprix-hemile-hermes-2011details-5.jpg
details:
bottom holes