Clean, bright, multifunctional and smart toilets are one of the main indicators of a country's civilization. It is not surprising that many designers pay great attention to them, coming up with such original designs every time that you can just go to the toilet on an excursion.
Self-cleaning toilet, what could be better. These toilets can be found in several major cities around the world, but they first appeared in Paris thanks to the French company JCDecaux.
This is possibly the funniest public toilet. It is located in London's Sketch restaurant, which at one time was recognized as one of the 18 best restaurants in the world. In the washroom there are several egg-shaped booths, each with a separate toilet.
Japan claims the title of the country with the largest public toilet. True, there is only one toilet in it, which is located inside the glass cabin. If you wish, you can close the curtain, but this is not necessary. The toilet with an area of 200 square meters is surrounded by a high fence to hide the visitor from prying eyes, and only one person is allowed here. By the way, the toilet is exclusively for women.
You can relive the feelings of a skier about to jump from a ski jump thanks to the Coca Cola advertising campaign. To enhance the experience, you need to fasten the ski carrier while sitting on the toilet.
Sega toilets have appeared in Tokyo subway stations. Built-in sensors determine the force of the jet and the direction, and, using the received data, they offer to play one of 4 games. In one of the games, for example, you need to wash off graffiti from the wall.
The original London toilet first appeared as an exhibit called "Don't waste a second." Designer Monica Bonvicini stated that her task was to teach people to trust. To do this, you need to believe that people rushing past the toilet do not see the person sitting on the toilet through the transparent glass.
The Urilift system is a 2m steel cylinder with three compartments. During the day he is underground, and at night the operator lifts him up. It is intended for those lovers of nightlife who do not particularly bother looking for a toilet on the street. The system costs 75 thousand dollars. First they appeared in the cities of Holland, then in London and Belfast.
The main attraction of the small New Zealand town of Kawakawa is the multicolored public toilet created by the Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser. In the 1970s, he came here with his exhibition and decided to stay here. In 1998, with the help of the local community, he turned the public toilet into a work of art.
It seems that the Chinese are striving to surpass the whole world in everything: from the construction of the world's largest skyscrapers to the gorgeous opening ceremony of the Olympics. The Golden Toilet in Hong Kong is no exception. It is not exactly a public toilet, but it is available for viewing at the Hang Fung Gold Technology Group showroom.
In the small American town of San Luis Obispo in the state of California, there is an entertaining Madonna Inn hotel. It is a local attraction that attracts many tourists. One of the reasons is the public men's toilet. It looks like a huge waterfall falling from a stone wall. Touch sensors are triggered by the movement of people in the toilet room, and the waterfall turns on.