Data + Design Project

The Beautifully Moving Tropism Well

Monday 09.19.2011 , Posted by

This truly engaging fountain uses a visual display of the laws of physics, along with modern technology to provide water to passerby. Dubbed ‘The Tropism Well‘ by it’s creators Poietic Studio, the conceptual piece uses a sensor to ‘see’ when users are standing in front, then as water flows up it’s long neck the weight slowly draws the transparent pitcher down.

Poietic Studio hopes to use multiple fountains at future events and festivals. They would both entertain and create dialogue about how we get water in public space while entertaining the possibility of Tropism Well’s replacing aging drinking fountains. [Read more…]

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