- Year: 2006
- Designer: Alberto Meda + Francisco Gomez Paz
- Company: Looking for a producer
Solar Bottle is a low-cost container capable of disinfecting water for people consuming microbiologically contaminated raw water; based in the SODIS (Solar Water Disinfection) system.
The PET container has a dual face: a transparent face for maximum UV-A rays collection and a alluminium face that absorbs the infrared sunrays augmenting the temperature and improving disinfection. The reduced thickness assists the transportation and the storage. The handle integrates the angular regulation needed to improve sun exposure depending in which latitude of the world the process is executed.
Solar Bottle was awarded with the First Prize of the INDEX Award 2007 in the Home category.
Since 2008 makes part of the Design Collection of the Museum of Modern Art of New York.