Public Toilet Design: From Hotels Bars Restaurants Civic Buildings and Businesses Worldwide (Paperback) by Zamora Francesc
Public Toilet Design presents a selection of 130 very diverse public toilet designs - 50 of them installed over the last two years - in which toilets enjoy special status as a vehicle for various artistic and cultural expressions corporate values and the needs of different social groups. The book covers: History and evolution of the public toilet. Places of leisure: e.g. restaurants bars clubs malls gyms theatres museums stadiums. Commuting spaces: e.g. airports railway stations boats rest areas. Public residences: e.g. hotels spas geriatric residences. Working Environments: e.g. banks offices public administrations. Materials and accessories used. Ergonomics: adaptations for users including the elderly handicapped nappy-changing stations. Locations from around the world are featured including restaurants bars malls schools museums hotels gyms cinemas boutiques businesses stadiums airports railway stations street lavatories and park toilets. Among the 50 new designs - and don't miss the transparent 'Don't Miss a Sec' sidewalk toilet - are the following: Central Library Rotterdam The Netherlands; SIDE Hotel Hamburg Germany; Rain Restaurant Toronto Canada; Roman Tabernae at the Trajan's Forum Rome; Rizhao Public Bathroom Rizhao China; Mid-City Gym New York City; Public Toilets at the Port of Dubrovnik Croatia; Yoga Deva Gilbert Arizona; Kros Urinal London UK; Restrooms of the New Hotel Athens Greece. More than 600 full-colour photographs illustrate the designs in detail and each project is accompanied by descriptive text in five languages. Plans and detailed descriptions show the transformation of the public toilet during its planning development and construction stages. Designers architects students and the purely inquisitive will find Public Toilet Design fascinating and informative.