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Fri 26.10.

At Your Convenience: contemporary public-toilet architecture

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 26.10.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , , , , ,

The structure’s outer concrete shell protects the interior’s wooden core, while solar cells built into the large, south-facing window provide all the energy the facility needs; photo L J B AS, E Marchesi, Statens Vegvesen

We’d like to talk to you about a delicate matter. The toilet. The WC. The lavatory. However you choose to refer to it, we all require regular access to this most prosaic of environments. Which is why it’s refreshing to see a number of recent public conveniences receive a greater degree of design consideration than has historically been the case. So, sit down, relax and don’t forget to flush…

(by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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