Lutra is a hand-washing kit designed to allow it's user to wash their hands without access to clean, running water.
The kit includes eight microfiber towels with guard hair technology, that mimic the otter's double-layered fur, trapping bacteria between the two layers. The material takes inspiration from micro-fiber towels, which pull dirt and bacteria from surfaces through synthetic strands.a dual compartment case divided into a hydration chamber which draws water from the atmosphere and a UV light sanitation chamber to deposit the used towels and a instructional manual with educational information on the importance of hand-washing.
Nature Inspired Technology
Biomimicry is a practice that learns from and mimics the strategies found in nature to solve human design challenges. It offers an empathetic, interconnected understanding of how life works and ultimately where we fit in. It is a practice that learns from and mimics the strategies used by species alive today.