The Jura Z6 coffee center has won a 2016 Good Design Award from the Chicago Athenaeum, the only independent museum of architecture and design in the United States.
According to the company, the Z6 won based on its cutting-edge design, concept, materials, construction, utility, energy efficiency and sensitivity to the environment.
Among the notable features on the unit is its Pulse Extraction Process (P.E.P.) that is said by the company to optimize extraction time to guarantee professional quality, barista-style espresso. It also includes a ceramic valve allows for an automatic switchover from heated milk to milk foam and offers 10 different milk temperatures settings.
The Z6 also features Jura’s Rotary Dial and large color TFT display, allowing consumers to “turn and press” to select and brew their desired coffee specialty. The unit is currently available and carries a retail price of $3,699.