Hydrolemic Systems Prepares For Water Shortages

The Japanese design studio Takram designed a series of extreme measures to curtail human water requirements; this conceptual design plans for a dystopian future of potable water shortages.


(Hydrolemic system)

Inserts that go in our noses convert moisture in the air we breath into water, and other inserts at the ends of our renal and digestive systems keep water from leaving by those routes. A collar on our neck helps prevent perspiration by turning our body heat into electricity, so it doesn’t make us perspire, losing precious liquid.

Rubedo candies, Sinus Cavity Inserts, Arterial-Jugular Heat Exchangers, Heat Irradiant Neck Collar, Urine Concentrator, and Renal Fecular Dehydrator are all at once the water reflexive system and the waterbottle of the future.


(Hydrolemic system)

Fans of Frank Herbert's 1965 novel Dune recall the tasteful way in which he passed over certain plumbing requirements of his stillsuit, which helped the natives of Dune cope with the extreme difficulty of getting enough water to sustain human life.

Via Fast Coexist.

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