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Should anyone be in Aberdeen Mar. 7th, 2010 @ 12:15 am
A new garden centre in Aberdeen has some classy urinals. According to the Beeb, It also features unusual men's urinals in the shape of flowers, designed by San Francisco-based artist Clark Sorensen, and called Nature's Call. Male customers can choose between an orchid, an arum lily or a pitcher plant. Presumably care is needed with one's flies around the latter.


Not the best-designed loo in the world Jul. 18th, 2008 @ 10:59 pm
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Restroom Murals Apr. 8th, 2008 @ 04:18 pm
I have always loved brightly colored murals in the lav. This one in Tucson, AZ  was especially great with various desert scenes:

Designer urinals Jan. 26th, 2007 @ 11:13 pm
Pee in an incredibly detailed flower. I want a variation on this one, done as a pitcher plant.

A pleasant public loo in Sydney Aug. 28th, 2006 @ 05:27 pm
The quality of the facilities in Australia was generally high, but this public loo was exceptional.

Public loo at Darling Harbour, Sydney (1/5)
Public loo at Darling Harbour, Sydney (1/5):
The entrance to a rather spectacular public loo. The tiles hint at the delights to come.

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The Ladies at Jenolan Caves Aug. 12th, 2006 @ 10:27 pm
I encounted a couple of interesting loos during my recent trip to Australia. This unusual example is at Jenolan Caves, a couple of hours from Sydney. In fact, if you follow the link, this loo is situated underneath the enormous natural arch shown at the top right of the web page, close to the entrance to the Lucas cave. The imaginative siting of this loo, and the way they managed to fit in a third cubicle, are the major attractions here. They're otherwise pretty basic, but what do you expect for a cave?

Ladies' at Jenolan Caves
A pity

Apollo Cinema, London May. 6th, 2006 @ 05:50 pm
Last week, I was in London with autopope for the Arthur C. Clarke Awards presentation. He didn't win, but I got my prize in the loos, where I was greeted by this magnificent hand-washing facility:

The loos at the Apollo Cinema, London

The light changes colour too.
Current Location: Apollo Cinema, London

Tchai-Ovna, Glasgow May. 6th, 2006 @ 05:42 pm
Tchai-Ovna is a tea house and vegetarian café in Glasgow. maleficent took me there to escape from the Eastercon. Imagine my surprise when I went to powder my nose...

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The loos at this delightful and idiosyncratic tea house have been painted with a Heath Robinson style tea making machine around the walls.

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Blue loo Dec. 26th, 2005 @ 10:23 pm
I spotted this blue plastic toilet earlier this year and photographed it because I'd never seen one quite like that before. Totnes, UK.

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Buckminster Fuller goes to the loo... Nov. 29th, 2005 @ 01:52 pm
The art on the doors of the toilet cubicles at London's Design Museum are pictures of famous designers.

Here's Buckminster Fuller, sans geodesic dome...

London, November 2005
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