Members European Council can drink water from their own country in European Waterbar

The bar is offering drinking water from every member state. Picture: XML

A supersized bar in the main lobby of the building of the European Council in Brussels is now offering water originating from the 28 EU member states. Council Members can start tasting the differences in the enormous bar. The supersized bar wat designed by architecture office XML and designer Jurgen Bey.

With the supersized water bar the designers want to contribute to a dialogue about differences between countries and shared identity. Why would you prefer water from your own country? What do you do if the bottle with water from your country is empty?