Integration of water management use systems in urban design
Pilot plant Luritec / Spree 2011, Berlin
Discharges of wastewater into rivers, lakes, and seas threaten ecosystems along with the basis of life and living quality of states and municipalities. Common approaches to addressing these problems are tedious and costly. With the LURITEC system, LURI.watersystems.GmbH has developed equipment that can be employed for the purposes of both water management and urban design. Tanks that are installed directly in front of the sewer outfall pipes – and which can also be implemented quickly and cost-effectively – take in the effluent, storing and cleaning it.
The surfaces of these systems are available to be used as urban, artistic, and environmental instruments. In addition, an essential contribution to the financing of water management measures can be made by marketing the surfaces. After many years of research, the system is now ready for market and could be installed in front of virtually each sewer pipe around the world.
|Architect / planner||
TU Berlin, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Barjenbruch (project management); TU Berlin, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hillemeier (materials research)
|Size / area||500 m², initially solely used as a water management facility. Planned use (as of 2014): Public gardens|