Shaakira Jassat is a designer originally from South Africa and now lives in the Netherlands. Her multidisciplinary research methodology nudges her towards the thresholds of philosophy, craft and science. Shaakira is the creator of Aquatecture Water Harvesting System – a compact and modular system designed to collect falling rainwater in the urban environment. It can be installed as a façade panel on buildings, making water harvesting an integrated building feature. It can also be used as free-standing elements in landscapes, providing water-harvesting stations at various nodes throughout cities.