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Public Toilets / Gramazio & Kohler

  • 01:00 - 6 August, 2012
Public Toilets / Gramazio & Kohler
Public Toilets /  Gramazio & Kohler, © Gramazio & Kohler
© Gramazio & Kohler

© Gramazio & Kohler © Gramazio & Kohler © Gramazio & Kohler © Gramazio & Kohler +13

From the architect. The public toilet in the city park of Uster has a complex facade of 295 folded aluminumstrips. The depth of the folding and the slightly different colors of each strip generate a shimmering facade that changes depending on sun angle and the observers' perspective.

© Gramazio & Kohler
© Gramazio & Kohler

Each strip is lasercut and handfolded. The strips are clipped and bolted onto 18 lasercut aluminum sheets that are mounted to the facade of the prefab module "City"   

© Gramazio & Kohler
© Gramazio & Kohler
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Public Toilets / Gramazio & Kohler" 06 Aug 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/260491/public-toilets-gramazio-kohler/>
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Fedora Dasilva · August 15, 2012

Public Toilets / Gramazio & Kohler http://t.co/LEnpcIaf

Makio135 Daily Insp · August 13, 2012

Public Toilets / Gramazio & Kohler http://t.co/qKqxYop7 #Daily_Inspiration

maynarddesign · August 08, 2012

Unique cladding gives these public toilets by Gramazio & Kohler an unexpected dose of visual interest - http://t.co/3AWqa9wW via @archdaily

El 3er Espacio · August 08, 2012

Baños públicos en Suiza. #Diseño http://t.co/YtRuJ3QM

Walt · August 08, 2012

Perhaps, though I hadn't considered a comparison of global toilet facilities after reading the article.

ConstruInfo · August 08, 2012

#ConstruEnlace Sanitarios Públicos en un parque son más reciente obra de Gramazio y Kohle http://t.co/H0njNhui

ART.ION · August 08, 2012

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Robert Thompson · August 07, 2012

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Jorge Gomez Triana · August 07, 2012

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mark palmer · August 07, 2012

Known for experimental use of bricks and technology, Gramazio & Kohler go all folded aluminum on you. Boom. http://t.co/6YsCcktj @archdaily

Tina Matei · August 07, 2012

Nicest public toilet I&#39ve ever seen... http://t.co/3kXDPceO via @archdaily

Gintas Reisgys · August 07, 2012

295 strips.. "Each strip is lasercut and handfolded" ]Public Toilets / Gramazio & Kohler[ http://t.co/YqFojjbQ #architecture

Lao Y · August 07, 2012

RT @ArchDaily: Public Toilets / Gramazio & Kohler http://t.co/BjQa4puD #architecture

James Lemanis · August 07, 2012

When you have to go, you need to locate one quickly. Problem solved.
http://t.co/rXnxhYOJ
#architecture #Switzerland

James Lemanis · August 07, 2012

When you have to go, you need to locate one quickly. Problem solved.
http://t.co/rXnxhYOJ
#architecture #Switzerland

James Lemanis · August 07, 2012

When you have to go, you need to locate one quickly. Problem solved.
http://t.co/rXnxhYOJ
#architecture #Switzerland

Stéphanie Messal · August 07, 2012

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Ruj Rattanapahu · August 07, 2012

RT @ArchDaily Public Toilets / Gramazio & Kohler http://t.co/bhCXTxTZ #architecture

Inside Out · August 07, 2012

With 295 bright-coloured folds for its facade, this is one very architectural toilet: http://t.co/H81houOA Via @archdaily

Walt · August 07, 2012

New York city made an attempt at providing public toilets. Less conspicuous externally, the interiors are stainless steel to endure an automated 'sanitizing wash' after each use. Needless to say, there is a fee to use the facilty.

JK · August 07, 2012 09:27 PM

Despite the status of New York City, nothing architectural or spatial about "The City" can stack up to European cities.

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ShredB!B! · August 07, 2012

Hmmm sorry but the project is "Public Toilets" and we don't see any picture of the inside, such as the "Toilets". It's obvious that the project is external but still.. I mean there could be really interesting light effects inside. SO I just wonder how is the created space. The outside is still really attractive

Joan · August 07, 2012 06:43 AM

yeah, quite agree. interested in interior photos.

benleem · August 07, 2012

Looks like its made of bamboo. Superb design and photographs.

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