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The Most Interesting Public Washrooms Around the Globe

So now let’s read about some of the most amazing public washrooms around the globe . You surely would be surprised

STEGASTEIN LOOKOUT-AURLAND, NORWAY

This public toilet in Norway has one of the most spectacular view . It is on the edge of a cliff and offers the users a breath-taking view . This public toilet has been designed by Todd Saunders from Saunders & Wilhelmsen and was built in Fall 2005 and opened to the public in June 2006.

Public Washrooms Image credit: Jarle Waehler / Statens vegvesen

TRANSPARENT TOILET-LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND

This public washroom in Switzerland is one of its kind. Not only a two-way glass structure, this specific outline has been made with LCD Privacy Glass whereby the dividers just turn dark after locking the entryway. Designed by Olivier Rambert as a  social experiment, it actually tests the mettle of the users. This ‘Toilet with a View’ won the RSA competition in 2002.

Public washroomsImage credit :Daniela Tonatiuh

RETRACTABLE URINALS: URILIFT-LONDON, AMSTERDAM

This public toilet is very unique and was a mastermind of UriLift International BV to take care of the public urination issue . The retractable toilet rises from the ground during evening  and sinks below during the daytime. They are actually pop-up urinals that have been placed in areas where they are required the most. More than 100 of them have been installed in various parts of London, Borough of Westminster, Lambeth, Reading, Colchester, Taunton, Newquay, Belfast, Amsterdam and  Rotterdam.

Public WasroomsImage credit: UriLift International BV

WEMBLEY WCS-LONDON, UK

With a height of more than five meters tall and with an a la mode gold punctured metal exterior, this in public washroom remains at the focal point of a recently finished and pedestrianized range of Wembley, North London.  Designed by Gort Scott, the base of the washroom is made of concrete that can withstand the  inescapable thumps and scratches of substantial use. The structure turns into a filigree, gleaming metal screen, taking into consideration light and ventilation without giving perspectives access.

Public washroomsImage Credit: Gort Scott

PUBLIC TOILETS-USTER, SWITZERLAND

This public washroom , created for the city of Uster in 2011 and designed by Gramazio & Kohler, is a model  and will be introduced in a couple of years throughout the city. The design of its frontage, comprising of folded, vertically-arranged coloured aluminum strips, can adjust to different building sizes and shapes. The colour scheme can be customized according to the surrounding area.

Public washroomsPicture Credit:  Gramazio & Kohler

TRAIL RESTROOM-AUSTIN, TEXAS

The Trail restroom designed by Miro Rivera Architects,  on the banks of the Colorado River in Austin, Texas is both a public washroom and a great sculpture that actually enhances the beauty of the landscape . The washroom  comprises of 49 vertical Corten steel plates with varied width and height. The panels are organized along a spine that curls at one end to form the restroom walls. The plates  control the  view and allow the entry of light and fresh air.

Public washroomsPicture Credit: Paul Bardagjy

 

I’m sure these pieces of art truly took you by surprise .Till the time we have something like this here we should equip ourselves with PeeSafe toilet seat sanitizer spray in order to have  a safe , clean and germ-free public washroom experience.

Feature Image Credit :www.archdaily.com

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