In recent years, Japan has had many advanced and unusual toilets, including some with automatic lids and self-warming seats. Now one area of Tokyo is trying something completely new — public toilets with see-through walls. When someone enters the toilet and locks the door, the glass becomes opaque — it clouds over so that no one can see in. When the door is unlocked, the glass clears up again.
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Japan Tries Out See-Through Public Toilets
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Restrooms with transparent stalls opened in parks in Tokyo's Shibuya district in August, challenging the stereotypes of dirty and dangerous public toilets. Users need not worry about being exposed to the outside world as the high-tech glass stalls in the toilets become opaque when locked. When the toilets are not occupied, the glass stalls are transparent, enabling users to check for cleanliness and safety before entering. At night, they light up the parks like beautiful lanterns. The colorful transparent toilets, designed by Shigeru Ban, the winner of the Pritzker Prize, an annual international award for architects, were installed in Yoyogi Fukamachi Mini Park and Haru-no-Ogawa Community Park in Shibuya, the bustling center of youth culture. They are part of the Tokyo Toilet Project launched by the Nippon Foundation nonprofit organization in cooperation with Shibuya Ward to construct public toilets at 17 locations by the summer of
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Transparent stalls transform image of public toilets in Tokyo
The clear glass box clouds over when users lock the door, giving them privacy, the group promises. The futuristic facilities were originally timed to debut during the now-postponed Summer Olympics. Japan has been steadily boosting its tourism numbers in recent years, and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had set a target of 40 million inbound tourists in What would have been a record-breaking achievement has now collapsed under the coronavirus, with overseas visits to Japan down by
Going to the toilet used to be a public activity. At the Happiness and Prosperity service station in the rural reaches of Sichuan province, I prepared to face the public toilet. We had been driving for hours, and my need was urgent, but I still hesitated. Not because the service station was unclean: the restaurant was pristine, and the food cheap and fabulous.
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