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    Princess Diana Memorial Playground Lavatories in London by Jestico + WhilesSubscription

    Case study29 November, 2017

    The incorporation of a toilet into the memorial for a beloved public figure is a delicate matter, and one that fully justifies a revival of the otherwise tediously prudish British tradition of the subterranean lav. Here, however, the monument takes the form of a children’s playground inspired by Peter Pan, incorporating wigwams and a pirate ship, and the toilets are accordingly anything but po-faced. Rising from the landscaping (designed by Land Use Consultants), a grassy mound covers ...

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    Selvika National Tourist Route in Finnmark, Norway, by Reiulf Ramstad ArkitekterSubscription

    Case study29 November, 2017

    The project is a triumph of the provision of facilities in a sensitive spot, enhancing the place rather than hiding it coyly beneath an architectural fig leaf

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    Typology: Public toiletSubscription

    Essay29 November, 2017

    From the pissoir to the sanisette, from the communal to the stand-alone pod, from male to female provision, a rich seam of history runs through toilets

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    Women’s Toilet in Thane, India by Rohan ChavanSubscription

    Case study29 November, 2017

    Secure places to relieve oneself are important for women in India – not only to raise awareness about endemic abuse – but do they work as sites of social interaction?

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    House of Toilet on Ibukijima Island, Japan by Daigo Ishii + Future-scape ArchitectsSubscription

    Case study29 November, 2017

    The symbolic or signifying functions of the public toilet are usually secondary, at the most speaking of civic generosity, or, more accidentally, of meanness and neglect. But why shouldn’t the smallest room commune with the cosmos, as in this public lavatory on the Japanese island of Ibukijima? Taking its cue from the sliced spaces of Daniel Libeskind, the structure – which appears similar to other local houses from the outside – is divided by imaginary lines stretching out beyond the ...

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    Skill: Superloos Subscription

    Sponsored Feature16 January, 2016

    Innovations in materials and water services are improving the expressive potential in the architectural design of washrooms

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    Clean Living: Laufen SaphirKeramikSubscription

    Sponsored Feature14 January, 2016

    Sponsored Feature: Marc Viardot in conversation with Christine Murray, editor of The Architectural Review, on the slimline SaphirKeramik

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    The Armani/Roca CollectionSubscription

    Sponsored Feature27 May, 2015

    [SPONSORED] Drawing sophistication out of the bathroom’s minute details