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D&D London unveil 1,000 Belu Water Bottle Summer Sculpture

3rd September 2013 Print
1,000 Belu Water Bottle Summer Sculpture

Earlier this summer, iconic restaurant group D&D London teamed up with ethical water company, Belu, and international charity, WaterAid, to launch the first ever World Water Week Summer Sculpture Competition. Aiming to raise awareness for the 768 million people in the world still living without safe, clean water, the competition was judged by an expert panel including ceramic artist, Jane Chambers, and Adrian Riches, Head of Sponsorship at renowned art establishment, Frieze Masters. The winning sculpture will be revealed this evening at the luxurious D&D London rooftop restaurant, Coq d’Argent.

Back in June, young and upcoming British designers were asked to create an exciting and eye-catching water sculpture design made from one thousand glass bottles of Belu mineral water – all of which were collected and recycled from D&D’s famous London restaurants, including Coq d’Argent, Sauterelle and Paternoster Chop House. Winning duo Emerald Mosely and Christina Ballard have built their grand sculpture in the lavish atrium space at the entrance of Coq d’Argent and unveiled their masterpiece at the restaurant’s glamorous launch party last night amidst its stunning sky-high roof gardens, where the sculpture will be exhibited throughout the month. Aside from having their creation on public view against the impressive backdrop of the City, the winning designers have also received an all-expenses-paid ‘City experience’, including a delectable dinner at Coq d’Argent followed by an overnight stay at the luxurious South Place Hotel.

Proud to be supporters of Belu water since 2008, D&D London will donate £1 to WaterAid for every bottle of Belu water sold at Coq d’Argent throughout World Water Week; Belu is a company that donates 100% of its profits to WaterAid, helping the charity transform the lives of some of the world’s poorest communities, providing access to safe, clean water, sanitation and hygiene.

D&D Managing Director, David Loewi, commented: “As longstanding supporters of Belu and WaterAid’s efforts to bring clean water and sanitation to some of the world’s poorest communities, D&D London has been thrilled to participate in this fun and unconventional way of raising awareness for this brilliant cause.”

About Coq d’Argent

An oasis located in the heart of The City of London, D&D’s Coq d’Argent is the perfect venue, whether for a formal meeting over a meal in the restaurant with stylish and discreet service, or a lighter lunch break from the office in the Brasserie. Head chef Mickael Weiss’ menu showcases classical French food, focusing on seasonal produce. Coq d’Argent also boasts a stunning rooftop terrace with unparalleled panoramic views over London, making it a popular spot to enjoy an alfresco lunch or drink.

About Belu

Belu is a British social enterprise that donates 100% of its profits to clean water charity WaterAid. Donations in the past eighteen months have exceeded Belu’s three year target and currently stand at £335,766. Belu is also committed to reducing its environmental impact; it is the only bottled water company in the UK to guarantee 50% recycled plastic in all its bottles, and the company is 100% carbon neutral.

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About WaterAid

WaterAid’s vision is of a world where everyone has access to safe water and sanitation.  The international organisation works in 27 countries across Africa, Asia and the Pacific region to transform lives by improving access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation in some of the world’s poorest communities.

Since 1981, WaterAid has reached 17.5 million people with safe water and, since 2004, 12.9 million people with sanitation.

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About World Water Week

World Water Week is hosted and organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place each year in Stockholm. It has been the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues since 1991. Every year, over 200 collaboration organisations convene events at World Water Week and individuals from all around the globe present their findings at scientific workshops.

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1,000 Belu Water Bottle Summer Sculpture